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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2812

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

The Linux kernel before 2.6.25.10 does not properly perform tty operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving NULL pointer dereference of function pointers in (1) hamradio/6pack.c, (2) hamradio/mkiss.c, (3) irda/irtty-sir.c, (4) ppp_async.c, (5) ppp_synctty.c, (6) slip.c, (7) wan/x25_asy.c, and (8) wireless/strip.c in drivers/net/.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pmac64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_timing
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-s390x-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-sn2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-um
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-slert-release
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel

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