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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2011-2494

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/13/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive I/O statistics by sending taskstats commands to a netlink socket, as demonstrated by discovering the length of another user's password.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-pae
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-trace
  • suse-upgrade-cluster-network-kmp-xen
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-pae
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-trace
  • suse-upgrade-gfs2-kmp-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-bigsmp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default-man
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-iseries64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-kdumppae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-pae-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ppc64-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-smp
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-source
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-syms
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-trace-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vmi
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-vmipae
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-base
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xen-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-xenpae
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-pae
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-ppc64
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-trace
  • suse-upgrade-ocfs2-kmp-xen
  • suse-upgrade-sle-hae-release
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-default
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-pae
  • suse-upgrade-xen-kmp-trace

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