Upstream information

CVE-2012-0875 at MITRE

Description

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
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-systemtap
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA systemtap
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA systemtap
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP2
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-systemtap
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-systemtap
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • systemtap >= 1.5-0.9.1
  • systemtap-server >= 1.5-0.9.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 7444


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 for VMWare 11 SP2 systemtap Released