Upstream information

CVE-2014-7843 at MITRE

Description

The __clear_user function in arch/arm64/lib/clear_user.S in the Linux kernel before 3.17.4 on the ARM64 platform allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by reading one byte beyond a /dev/zero page boundary.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.9 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 994751 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 994752 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Released