Upstream information

CVE-2011-2905 at MITRE

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the perf_config function in tools/perf/util/config.c in perf, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.1, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted config file in the current working directory.

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 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 711414 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • perf >= 2.6.32.46-2.5.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-perf
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • perf >= 2.6.32.46-2.5.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 5417


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 perf Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS perf Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 perf Released