CVE-2010-3448

NameCVE-2010-3448
Descriptiondrivers/platform/x86/thinkpad_acpi.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 on ThinkPad devices, when the X.Org X server is used, does not properly restrict access to the video output control state, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a (1) read or (2) write operation.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2126-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs565790

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.32-12unimportant565790
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-26lenny1mediumDSA-2126-1

Notes

this is more of a hardware bug rather than a security issue

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