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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-2931

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/09/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
08/10/2020

Description

The do_change_type function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not verify that the caller has the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service by modifying the properties of a mountpoint.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-suse-release

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