CVE-2012-0879
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras,SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1,SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2,SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware,SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
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CVE-2012-0879

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Upstream information

CVE-2012-0879 at MITRE

Description

The I/O implementation for block devices in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33 does not properly handle the CLONE_IO feature, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (I/O instability) by starting multiple processes that share an I/O context.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.94
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 748812 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ppc64-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6233
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-xen >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-xen >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-xen >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6230
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6230
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6230
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6230
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6228
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6228
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6228
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6229
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6229
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6229
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6234
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6231
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6235
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-ppc64 >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-ppc64 >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-ppc64 >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6238
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-ppc64 >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6238
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-ppc64 >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6238
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-pae >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • cluster-network-kmp-xen >= 1.4_2.6.32.59_0.3-2.5.45
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-pae >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • gfs2-kmp-xen >= 2_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.2.91
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-pae >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
  • ocfs2-kmp-xen >= 1.6_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.4.2.45
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6227
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6227
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6227
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6227
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6227
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.3.92
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • ext4dev-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-7.9.59
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.3-0.18.16
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6227
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.3.1
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6232