Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455378
CVE-2008-3247 kernel: x86: fix ldt limit for 64 bit
Last modified: 2008-07-29 02:16:44 EDT
Description of problem:
There is a bug in set_tssldt_descriptor routine that when it is called, it will
use a size larger than (entries * LDT_ENTRY_SIZE - 1), resulting in an unintended
miscalculation of the ldt limits.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
It only affects 2.6.25-based kernel releases.
RHEL kernels are not affected by this. Filing this for Fedora kernels.
Proposed upstream patch:
Created attachment 311797 [details]
Upstream patch for this issue
cvs already merged up to 22.214.171.124, update should be going out soon.
F8 and F9 updates are released.
This issue was addressed in: