Upstream information

CVE-2014-0203 at MITRE

Description

The __do_follow_link function in fs/namei.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33 does not properly handle the last pathname component during use of certain filesystems, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (incorrect free operations and system crash) via an open system call.

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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 883526 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1-LTSS
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.3.163
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.3.163
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.3.163
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • ext4dev-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • ext4dev-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.18.39
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.18.39
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.18.39
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-man >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
Patchnames:
slessp1-kernel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP1-LTSS
  • btrfs-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.3.163
  • btrfs-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.3.163
  • btrfs-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.3.163
  • ext4dev-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • ext4dev-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • ext4dev-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • ext4dev-kmp-xen >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-7.9.130
  • hyper-v-kmp-default >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.18.39
  • hyper-v-kmp-pae >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.18.39
  • hyper-v-kmp-trace >= 0_2.6.32.59_0.13-0.18.39
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-man >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
Patchnames:
slessp1-kernel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-man >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9667
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9658
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9696
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9697
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
  • kernel-default-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9698
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.59-0.15.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
  • xen-kmp-trace >= 4.0.3_21548_16_2.6.32.59_0.15-0.5.26
Builds
SAT Patch Nr: 9660


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 10 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP ES 11 SP1 kernel-source Released