Upstream information

CVE-2008-5182 at MITRE

Description

The inotify functionality in Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.28-rc5 might allow local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors related to race conditions in inotify watch removal and umount.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 446973 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-63.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sles10-sp2.x86
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86
sled10-sp2.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5924
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-kdump-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-kdump-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-pae-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-pae-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-ppc64-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-ppc64-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-ps3-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-ps3-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-rt-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-rt-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-rt_debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-rt_debug-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-source-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-xen-debugsource >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-ps3 >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-rt_debug >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.25.20-0.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ppc
sles10-sp2.ppc
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5928
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5927
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.34
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sles10-sp2.ia64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5925