Upstream information

CVE-2015-5697 at MITRE

Description

The get_bitmap_file function in drivers/md/md.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 does not initialize a certain bitmap data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a GET_BITMAP_FILE ioctl call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.1 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 939994 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 963994 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12
  • kernel-zfcpdump >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-BSK-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_48-52_27-default >= 1-2.6
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_48-52_27-xen >= 1-2.6
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_8 >= 1-2.6
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP4
  • kernel-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-45.1
Patchnames:
slertesp4-kernel-rt-20150914-12238
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • kernel-docs >= 3.12.48-52.27.2
  • kernel-obs-build >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-668
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.48-52.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-668


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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Released