Descriptionnet/socket.c in the Linux kernel 3.19 before 3.19.3 does not validate certain range data for (1) sendto and (2) recvfrom system calls, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a subsystem that uses the copy_from_iter function in the iov_iter interface, as demonstrated by the Bluetooth subsystem.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|