Upstream information

CVE-2015-0274 at MITRE

Description

The XFS implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.15 improperly uses an old size value during remote attribute replacement, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (transaction overrun and data corruption) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging XFS filesystem access.

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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue affected Linux Kernel 3.11 up to 3.14. The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was fixed before the GA shipment. Older SUSE Linux Enterprise versions are not affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 919655 [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 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Already fixed