Upstream information

CVE-2011-1747 at MITRE

Description

The agp subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.38.5 and earlier does not properly restrict memory allocation by the (1) AGPIOC_RESERVE and (2) AGPIOC_ALLOCATE ioctls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by making many calls to these ioctls.

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 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 689797 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 kernel-source Released