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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3275

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

The (1) real_lookup and (2) __lookup_hash functions in fs/namei.c in the vfs implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25.15 do not prevent creation of a child dentry for a deleted (aka S_DEAD) directory, which allows local users to cause a denial of service ("overflow" of the UBIFS orphan area) via a series of attempted file creations within deleted directories.

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-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp

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