DescriptionThe futex_wait function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37 does not properly maintain a certain reference count during requeue operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that triggers a zero count.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|