Upstream information

CVE-2010-4250 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in the inotify_init1 function in fs/notify/inotify/inotify_user.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving failed attempts to create files.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue affected only Linux kernels 2.6.33 up to 2.6.37. SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1 for Realtime was affected and fixed. openSUSE 11.3 and 11.4 were affected and fixed.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 655693 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP1
  • brocade-bna-kmp-rt >= 2.1.0.0_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.2.24
  • cluster-network-kmp-rt >= 1.4_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-2.5.6
  • cluster-network-kmp-rt_trace >= 1.4_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-2.5.6
  • drbd-kmp-rt >= 8.3.11_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.3.6
  • drbd-kmp-rt_trace >= 8.3.11_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.3.6
  • iscsitarget-kmp-rt >= 1.4.19_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.7.48
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-rt >= 1.6_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.4.2.6
  • ocfs2-kmp-rt_trace >= 1.6_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.4.2.6
  • ofed-kmp-rt >= 1.4.2_2.6.33.7.2_rt30_0.3-0.14.1
Patchnames:
slertesp1-kernel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP1
  • brocade-bna-kmp-rt >= 2.1.0.0_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.2.24
  • cluster-network-kmp-rt >= 1.4_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-2.5.6
  • cluster-network-kmp-rt_trace >= 1.4_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-2.5.6
  • drbd-kmp-rt >= 8.3.11_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.3.6
  • drbd-kmp-rt_trace >= 8.3.11_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.3.6
  • iscsitarget-kmp-rt >= 1.4.19_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.7.48
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 2.6.33.18-0.3.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-rt >= 1.6_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.4.2.6
  • ocfs2-kmp-rt_trace >= 1.6_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.4.2.6
  • ofed-kmp-rt >= 1.5.2_2.6.33.18_rt31_0.3-0.9.9.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 5075
openSUSE 11.3
  • kernel-debug-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-debugsource >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • preload-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 1.1_k2.6.34.8_0.2-19.1.19
  • preload-kmp-desktop-debuginfo >= 1.1_k2.6.34.8_0.2-19.1.19
openSUSE 11.3
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-vmi-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.34.8-0.2.1
  • preload-kmp-default >= 1.1_k2.6.34.8_0.2-19.1.19
  • preload-kmp-desktop >= 1.1_k2.6.34.8_0.2-19.1.19


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 15 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis