Upstream information

CVE-2008-3247 at MITRE

Description

The LDT implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.25.x before 2.6.25.11 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 >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.25.11-0.1