Upstream information

CVE-2014-9710 at MITRE

Description

The Btrfs implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.19 does not ensure that the visible xattr state is consistent with a requested replacement, which allows local users to bypass intended ACL settings and gain privileges via standard filesystem operations (1) during an xattr-replacement time window, related to a race condition, or (2) after an xattr-replacement attempt that fails because the data does not fit.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 923908 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 939260 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_32-33-default >= 3-2.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_32-33-xen >= 3-2.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_1 >= 3-2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2015-484


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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