CVE Database

CVE-2010-3448

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-02-26
Bugzilla: 652122: CVE-2010-3448 kernel: thinkpad-acpi: lock down video output state access

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

drivers/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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3448 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0839 November 10, 2010

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