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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-3831

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/20/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The i915 driver in (1) drivers/char/drm/i915_dma.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.24 on Debian GNU/Linux and (2) sys/dev/pci/drm/i915_drv.c in OpenBSD does not restrict the DRM_I915_HWS_ADDR ioctl to the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) master, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted ioctl call, related to absence of the DRM_MASTER and DRM_ROOT_ONLY flags in the ioctl's configuration.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ps3
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vanilla
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen

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