Upstream information

CVE-2010-1087 at MITRE


The nfs_wait_on_request function in fs/nfs/pagelist.c in Linux kernel 2.6.x through 2.6.33-rc5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (Oops) via unknown vectors related to truncating a file and an operation that is not interruptible.

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 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue affects all kernels newer than SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 (so SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, SUSE Linux Enterprise 11, all openSUSE). It will be fixed in the next updates.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 612213 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 618105 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.27.48_0.1-7.1.33
  • ext4dev-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.27.48_0.1-7.1.33
  • ext4dev-kmp-ppc64 >= 0_2.6.27.48_0.1-7.1.33
  • ext4dev-kmp-vmi >= 0_2.6.27.48_0.1-7.1.33
  • ext4dev-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.27.48_0.1-7.1.33
  • iscsitarget-kmp-default >= 0.4.15_2.6.27.54_0.2-94.14.8
  • kernel-default >=
  • kernel-default-base >=
  • kernel-default-man >=
  • kernel-kdump >=
  • kernel-pae >=
  • kernel-pae-base >=
  • kernel-ppc64 >=
  • kernel-ppc64-base >=
  • kernel-source >=
  • kernel-syms >=
  • kernel-vmi >=
  • kernel-vmi-base >=
  • kernel-xen >=
  • kernel-xen-base >=
  • oracleasm-kmp-default >= 2.0.5_2.6.27.54_0.2-7.9.1

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 kernel-source Released

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 04:05:07 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 13 18:26:41 2023