|Description||VFS in the Linux kernel before 126.96.36.199, and 2.6.23.x before 188.8.131.52, performs tests of access mode by using the flag variable instead of the acc_mode variable, which might allow local users to bypass intended permissions and remove directories.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||low (attack range: local)|
|Debian/oldstable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/stable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/testing||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/unstable||not known to be vulnerable.|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|linux-2.6 (PTS)||squeeze, squeeze (security)||2.6.32-48squeeze6||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- linux-2.6.24 <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload, upstream in 2.6.24)