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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2148

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The utimensat system call (sys_utimensat) in Linux kernel 2.6.22 and other versions before 2.6.25.3 does not check file permissions when certain UTIME_NOW and UTIME_OMIT combinations are used, which allows local users to modify file times of arbitrary files, possibly leading to a denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae

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