Upstream information

CVE-2015-7837 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, kernel-rt, and Enterprise MRG 2 and when booted with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, allows local users to bypass intended securelevel/secureboot restrictions by leveraging improper handling of secure_boot flag across kexec reboot.

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 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 950804 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-default In progress
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source In progress
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source-azure In progress
SLES-LTSS-SAP kernel-default Already fixed
SLES-LTSS-SAP kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
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 SP1 kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware 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 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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-default In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-default In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source-azure In progress