Upstream information

CVE-2012-0875 at MITRE


SystemTap 1.7, 1.6.7, and probably other versions, when unprivileged mode is enabled, allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (kernel panic and crash) via vectors related to crafted DWARF data, which triggers a read of an invalid pointer.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 748564 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 systemtap Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS systemtap Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware systemtap Released