DescriptionThe 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.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
Note from the SUSE Security TeamThis 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:
- SUSE-SA:2010:031, published Tue, 20 Jul 2010 11:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2010:035, published Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2010:046, published Thu, 23 Sep 2010 15:00:00 +0000
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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.
|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 CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 04:05:07 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Nov 29 00:41:35 2022