Upstream information

CVE-2015-1573 at MITRE


The nft_flush_table function in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 mishandles the interaction between cross-chain jumps and ruleset flushes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 917274 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Liberty Linux 7
  • kernel >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-abi-whitelists >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-debug >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-devel >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-doc >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-headers >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-tools >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • kernel-tools-libs-devel >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • perf >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7
  • python-perf >= 3.10.0-229.7.2.el7

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Not affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Feb 11 00:16:10 2015
CVE page last modified: Mon Oct 30 17:16:52 2023