Upstream information

CVE-2013-7445 at MITRE

Description

The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.x mishandles requests for Graphics Execution Manager (GEM) objects, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an application that processes graphics data, as demonstrated by JavaScript code that creates many CANVAS elements for rendering by Chrome or Firefox.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue affects kernels before Linux Kernel 4.0. It is however not trivial to fix, so we are currently not planning on addressing this problem.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 950755 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 950947 [NEW]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Ignore