Upstream information

CVE-2015-8839 at MITRE

Description

Multiple race conditions in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (disk corruption) by writing to a page that is associated with a different user's file after unsynchronized hole punching and page-fault handling.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 1.9 2.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact None Partial
Availability Impact Partial None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 972174 [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 SP4 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Released