Upstream information

CVE-2015-0239 at MITRE

Description

The em_sysenter function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5, when the guest OS lacks SYSENTER MSR initialization, allows guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by triggering use of a 16-bit code segment for emulation of a SYSENTER instruction.

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 4.4 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Complete
Integrity Impact Partial Complete
Availability Impact Partial Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 987709 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 994618 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-default Analysis
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source Analysis
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-default Analysis
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-syms Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-syms Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 kernel-ec2 Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 SP1 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 SP2 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 SP3 kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP4 kernel-source-rt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP5 kernel-source-rt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-bigmem Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-ec2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-pae Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-ppc64 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-syms Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-trace Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-source-azure Analysis
SUSE Real Time Module 15 SP1 kernel-source-rt Analysis
SUSE Real Time Module 15 SP2 kernel-source-rt Analysis
SUSE Real Time Module 15 SP3 kernel-source-rt Not affected