Upstream information

CVE-2008-3247 at MITRE


The LDT implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.25.x before on x86_64 platforms uses an incorrect size for ldt_desc, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 408734 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 432488 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug >=
  • kernel-default >=
  • kernel-docs >=
  • kernel-pae >=
  • kernel-rt >=
  • kernel-source >=
  • kernel-syms >=
  • kernel-vanilla >=
  • kernel-xen >=