Upstream information

CVE-2008-3911 at MITRE

Description

The proc_do_xprt function in net/sunrpc/sysctl.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.26.3 does not check the length of a certain buffer obtained from userspace, which allows local users to overflow a stack-based buffer and have unspecified other impact via a crafted read system call for the /proc/sys/sunrpc/transports file.

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 entry: 422964 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-kdump-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-kdump-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-pae-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-pae-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-ppc64-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-ppc64-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-ps3-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-ps3-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-rt-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-rt-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-rt_debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-rt_debug-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-source-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-xen-debugsource >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-ps3 >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-rt_debug >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.25.18-0.2
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.25.18-0.2