Upstream information

CVE-2015-8324 at MITRE

Description

The ext4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 does not properly track the initialization of certain data structures, which allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via a crafted USB device, related to the ext4_fill_super function.

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 4.9 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 956707 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
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 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Released