CVE-2009-1883

Priority
Low
Description
The z90crypt_unlocked_ioctl function in the z90crypt driver in the Linux
kernel 2.6.9 does not perform a capability check for the Z90QUIESCE
operation, which allows local users to leverage euid 0 privileges to force
a driver outage.
References
Bugs
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron):not-affected
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Updated: 2012-06-01 15:19:54 UTC (commit 5347)