Upstream information

CVE-2015-8553 at MITRE

Description

Xen allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory by not enabling memory and I/O decoding control bits. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-0777.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 903967 [RESOLVED], 957990 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Released
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 Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 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