Upstream information

CVE-2009-4031 at MITRE

Description

The do_insn_fetch function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the x86 emulator in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32-rc8-next-20091125 tries to interpret instructions that contain too many bytes to be valid, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (increased scheduling latency) on the host OS via unspecified manipulations related to SMP support.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 558269 [CLOSED / WONTFIX], 558662 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.2
  • kernel-debug-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-base-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-debugsource >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-devel-debuginfo >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • preload-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15
  • preload-kmp-desktop-debuginfo >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15
openSUSE 11.2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.31.12-0.2.1
  • preload-kmp-default >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15
  • preload-kmp-desktop >= 1.1_2.6.31.12_0.2-6.9.15


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis