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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2010-4242

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/10/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

The hci_uart_tty_open function in the HCI UART driver (drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c) in the Linux kernel 2.6.36, and possibly other versions, does not verify whether the tty has a write operation, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via vectors related to the Bluetooth driver.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-brocade-bna-kmp-rt
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-rt
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-rt_trace
  • suse-upgrade-drbd-kmp-rt
  • suse-upgrade-drbd-kmp-rt_trace
  • suse-upgrade-iscsitarget-kmp-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-64k-pagesize
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdumppae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pmac64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_trace
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_trace-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-rt_trace-devel
  • 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-source-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms-rt
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-um
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vmi
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vmipae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-rt
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-rt_trace
  • suse-upgrade-ofed-kmp-rt
  • suse-upgrade-suse-linux-enterprise-rt-release
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-install-initrd
  • suse-upgrade-um-host-kernel
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp

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