Upstream information

CVE-2012-0056 at MITRE

Description

The mem_write function in the Linux kernel before 3.2.2, when ASLR is disabled, does not properly check permissions when writing to /proc//mem, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying process memory, as demonstrated by Mempodipper.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue was introduced in kernel 2.6.39, so it affected only openSUSE 12.1, which will receive fixes. No SUSE Linux Enterprise kernel version was affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 653148 [RESOLVED], 742028 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 742279 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.28-4.6
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.49-11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2 GA cluster-md-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3 GA cluster-md-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15 GA cluster-md-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • kernel-docs >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15
  • reiserfs-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15 GA reiserfs-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15
  • kernel-default-livepatch >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 GA kernel-default-livepatch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.28-4.6
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.49-11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-63.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • kernel-docs >= 3.12.28-4.6
  • kernel-obs-build >= 3.12.28-4.3
  • kernel-zfcpdump >= 3.12.28-4.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • kernel-docs >= 3.12.49-11.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 3.12.49-11.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.28-4.6
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA kernel-default-extra
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.49-11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 GA kernel-default-extra
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 GA kernel-default-extra
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 GA kernel-default-extra
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 GA kernel-default-extra
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-lp150.11.4
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.12.14-lp150.11.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA kernel-default
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-pv-devel >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-xen >= 4.1.12-1.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 4.1.12-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.1 GA kernel-default
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.27-2.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA kernel-default
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.76-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA kernel-default
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • kernel-debug >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-docs-html >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-docs-pdf >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-obs-qa >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-pae >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syzkaller >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syzkaller-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syzkaller-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA kernel-debug