Upstream information

CVE-2012-1179 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.3.1, when KVM is used, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) by leveraging administrative access to the guest OS, related to the pmd_none_or_clear_bad function and page faults for huge pages.

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 5.2
Vector AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 653148 [RESOLVED], 752599 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
Patchnames:
sledsp2-kernel
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP2
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-pae >= 1.4_3.0.101_0.7.17-2.18.81
  • cluster-network-kmp-ppc64 >= 1.4_3.0.101_0.7.17-2.18.81
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-xen >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-pae >= 2_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.7.109
  • gfs2-kmp-ppc64 >= 2_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.7.109
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-xen >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-pae >= 1.6_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.11.80
  • ocfs2-kmp-ppc64 >= 1.6_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.11.80
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-xen >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
Patchnames:
sleshasp2-kernel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
Patchnames:
slessp2-kernel
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 for VMWare 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.17.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.1.6_04_3.0.101_0.7.17-0.5.16
Patchnames:
slessp2-kernel
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 High Availability Extension 11 SP2
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6163
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6163
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP2
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-ppc64 >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-ppc64 >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-ppc64 >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6162
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6162
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-default >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-xen >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6169
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-default >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6166
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-default >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-ppc64 >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ppc64-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6167
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP2
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6161
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6161
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-default >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.14
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.9
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6189
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP2
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-xen >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-xen >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-xen >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6164
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6164
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6164
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6164
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11 SP2
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-pae >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-trace >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • cluster-network-kmp-xen >= 1.4_3.0.26_0.7-2.10.13
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-pae >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-trace >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • gfs2-kmp-xen >= 2_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-pae >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-trace >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
  • ocfs2-kmp-xen >= 1.6_3.0.26_0.7-0.7.13
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6172
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6172
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6172
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6172
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-default >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-pae >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-xen >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6165
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • ext4-writeable-kmp-default >= 0_3.0.26_0.7-0.12.13
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.26-0.7.6
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 6168


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 kernel-source Released