Upstream information

CVE-2015-8553 at MITRE

Description

Xen allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from uninitialized locations in host OS kernel memory by not enabling memory and I/O decoding control bits. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2015-0777.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 903967 [RESOLVED], 957990 [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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 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 12 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Released