Upstream information

CVE-2014-9644 at MITRE

Description

The Crypto API in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 allows local users to load arbitrary kernel modules via a bind system call for an AF_ALG socket with a parenthesized module template expression in the salg_name field, as demonstrated by the vfat(aes) expression, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-7421.

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 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 914423 [RESOLVED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA busybox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA busybox Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Released