Upstream information

CVE-2015-7553 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in the kernel in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, kernel-rt and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2, when the nfnetlink_log module is loaded, allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by creating netlink sockets.

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 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This security issue is Redhat kernel specific and does not exist in the upstream Linux Kernel or in SUSE kernels.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 959147 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis