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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2006-0744

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/18/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

Linux kernel before 2.6.16.5 does not properly handle uncanonical return addresses on Intel EM64T CPUs, which reports an exception in the SYSRET instead of the next instruction, which causes the kernel exception handler to run on the user stack with the wrong GS.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pmac64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-sn2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-um
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel

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