Upstream information

CVE-2008-7316 at MITRE

Description

mm/filemap.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a writev system call that triggers an iovec of zero length, followed by a page fault for an iovec of nonzero length.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.1 3.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 963764 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected