Upstream information

CVE-2015-1338 at MITRE

Description

kernel_crashdump in Apport before 2.19 allows local users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) or possibly gain privileges via a (1) symlink or (2) hard link attack on /var/crash/vmcore.log.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important 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
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1049352 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 947731 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 952246 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • apport >= 0.114-12.8.3.1
  • apport-crashdb-sle >= 0.114-0.8.3.1
  • apport-gtk >= 0.114-12.8.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-apport-13220
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • apport >= 0.114-12.8.3.1
  • apport-crashdb-sle >= 0.114-0.8.3.1
  • apport-gtk >= 0.114-12.8.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-apport-13220


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP3 apport Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 apport Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 apport Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 apport Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 apport Affected