Upstream information

CVE-2015-8955 at MITRE

Description

arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1 on arm64 platforms allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference) via vectors involving events that are mishandled during a span of multiple HW PMUs.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.9 3.5
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete Partial
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 7.3
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1

Note from the SUSE Security Team

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

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1003931 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-default Not affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source Not affected
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-default Not affected
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Not affected
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 kernel-source Unsupported
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 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS 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 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-source Not affected