Upstream information

CVE-2013-4312 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel before 4.4.1 allows local users to bypass file-descriptor limits and cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending each descriptor over a UNIX socket before closing it, related to net/unix/af_unix.c and net/unix/garbage.c.

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 4.9
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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.2
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3

Note from the SUSE Security Team

We are currently not planning to fix this bug, as there are more issues to consume kernel memory and the fix is risky.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 839104 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 922947 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 968014 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
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
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
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
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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-kernel-12730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP4
  • kernel-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-65.1
Patchnames:
slertesp4-kernel-source-12880
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.53.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-kernel-12961
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-kernel-12730
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • kernel-bigmem >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-bigmem-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-bigmem-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-88.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-88.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-kernel-12869
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
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
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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-88.3
Patchnames:
sdksp4-kernel-12869
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.21-69.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.73-5.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.21-69.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.73-5.1
SUSE Manager 2.1
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
Patchnames:
sleman21-kernel-12730
SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
Patchnames:
slemap21-kernel-12730
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.86.1
Patchnames:
sleclo50sp3-kernel-12730


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
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-default Analysis
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS ERICSSON kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS SAP kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis