Upstream information

CVE-2015-9004 at MITRE

Description

kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19 mishandles counter grouping, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, related to the perf_pmu_register and perf_event_open functions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 9.3 6.2
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Medium High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1037306 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-1808
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_101-default >= 1-8.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_101-xen >= 1-8.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_28 >= 1-8.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1808
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.61-52.101.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_101-default >= 1-8.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_101-xen >= 1-8.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_28 >= 1-8.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1808


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 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected