Upstream information

CVE-2010-0299 at MITRE


openSUSE 11.2 installs the devtmpfs root directory with insecure permissions (1777), which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

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 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

devtmpfs supported was added to the 2.6.32 Linux kernel. SUSE Linux Enterprise 9, 10 (any service pack) and SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 GA branch are not affected by it.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 574664 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:30:22 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 11:27:51 2023