Upstream information

CVE-2018-17972 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the proc_pid_stack function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel through 4.18.11. It does not ensure that only root may inspect the kernel stack of an arbitrary task, allowing a local attacker to exploit racy stack unwinding and leak kernel task stack contents.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1110785 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2019-1534
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-3.0-2019-1532
SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-CAASP-ALL-2019-1532
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default >= 1-3.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_30 >= 1-3.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-4-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12 SP3
  • kernel-zfcpdump >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-BSK-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP2-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 SP3
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_97-default >= 1-4.3.3
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_26 >= 1-4.3.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2019-1533
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2019-1692
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default >= 1-3.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_30 >= 1-3.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4-LTSS
  • kernel-bigmem >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-bigmem-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-bigmem-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-108.95.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-108.95.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-108.95.2
Patchnames:
slessp4-kernel-source-14089
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-default >= 1-2.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-xen >= 1-2.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP1_Update_34 >= 1-2.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-1533
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-BCL
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default >= 1-3.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_30 >= 1-3.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default >= 1-3.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_30 >= 1-3.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • kernel-azure >= 4.4.180-4.31.1
  • kernel-azure-base >= 4.4.180-4.31.1
  • kernel-azure-devel >= 4.4.180-4.31.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-devel-azure >= 4.4.180-4.31.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-source-azure >= 4.4.180-4.31.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-syms-azure >= 4.4.180-4.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1527
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.61-52.154.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_154-default >= 1-1.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_154-xen >= 1-1.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_40 >= 1-1.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1692
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.115.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-default >= 1-2.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-xen >= 1-2.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP1_Update_34 >= 1-2.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-1533
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default >= 1-3.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_30 >= 1-3.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1534
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.180-94.97.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2019-1532
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.114.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default >= 1-3.5.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_30 >= 1-3.5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-1534
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • kernel-debug >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-debug-base-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-default-base-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-docs-html >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-docs-pdf >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-obs-build-debugsource >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-obs-qa >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 4.4.179-99.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 4.4.179-99.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1407


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 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Affected
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 15-SP2 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP2 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-syms Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-trace Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis