CVE-2010-1446

NameCVE-2010-1446
Descriptionarch/powerpc/mm/fsl_booke_mmu.c in KGDB in the Linux kernel 2.6.30 and other versions before 2.6.33, when running on PowerPC, does not properly perform a security check for access to a kernel page, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary kernel memory, related to Fsl booke.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2053-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.32-12unimportant
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-22lenny1lowDSA-2053-1

Notes

KGDB is not currently enabled in debian builds

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