Upstream information

CVE-2015-8950 at MITRE

Description

arch/arm64/mm/dma-mapping.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.3, as used in the ION subsystem in Android and other products, does not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by triggering a dma_mmap call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 1.5
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue only affects the ARM architecture and only openSUSE 13.2.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1003931 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1004045 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected
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 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected