Upstream information

CVE-2014-9870 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.11 on ARM platforms, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not properly consider user-space access to the TPIDRURW register, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28749743 and Qualcomm internal bug CR561044.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 992729 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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 12 SP1 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Ignore