Upstream information

CVE-2008-3832 at MITRE

Description

A certain Fedora patch for the utrace subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.5-28 on Fedora 8, and before 2.6.26.5-45 on Fedora 9, allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash or hang) via a call to the utrace_control function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 431484 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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