Upstream information

CVE-2009-1883 at MITRE

Description

The z90crypt_unlocked_ioctl function in the z90crypt driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.9 does not perform a capability check for the Z90QUIESCE operation, which allows local users to leverage euid 0 privileges to force a driver outage.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 539879 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.35
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.322
  • xen-kmp >= 3.0.4_2.6.5_7.322-0.2
sles9-oes.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12584