CVE-2008-1375

Priority
Medium
Description
Race condition in the directory notification subsystem (dnotify) in Linux
kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.24.6, and 2.6.25 before 2.6.25.1, allows local
users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) and possibly gain privileges via
unspecified vectors.
References
Bugs
Notes
kees> ABI changer due to header addition?
kees> http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/kernel/dists/etch-security/linux-2.6/debian/patches/bugfix/dnotify-race-avoid-abi-change.patch?op=file&rev=0&sc=0
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:pending (2.6.26-rc1)
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):released (2.6.24-18.32)
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:18:40 UTC (commit 5347)