CVE-2008-0010

NameCVE-2008-0010
DescriptionThe copy_from_user_mmap_sem function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.22 through 2.6.24 does not validate a certain userspace pointer before dereference, which allow local users to read from arbitrary kernel memory locations.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.24-4low
linux-2.6sourceetch(not affected)
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6.24 <not-affected> (Fixed before initial upload, in 2.6.24-4 of linux-2.6)
[etch] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)

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