Upstream information

CVE-2015-6526 at MITRE

Description

The perf_callchain_user_64 function in arch/powerpc/perf/callchain.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.2 on ppc64 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a deep 64-bit userspace backtrace.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

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: 942702 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-default Analysis
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Analysis
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-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis