Upstream information

CVE-2017-7979 at MITRE

Description

The cookie feature in the packet action API implementation in net/sched/act_api.c in the Linux kernel 4.11.x through 4.11-rc7 mishandles the tb nlattr array, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access and refcount underflow, and system hang or crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via "tc filter add" commands in certain contexts. NOTE: this does not affect stable kernels, such as 4.10.x, from kernel.org.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1035107 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 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 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected
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 High Performance Computing 15 LTSS 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 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
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 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 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