Upstream information

CVE-2016-2545 at MITRE

Description

The snd_timer_interrupt function in sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 does not properly maintain a certain linked list, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (race condition and system crash) via a crafted ioctl call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 967974 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae-extra >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen-extra >= 3.0.101-71.1
Patchnames:
sledsp4-kernel-201603-12480
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP4
  • kernel-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-51.1
Patchnames:
slertesp4-kernel-201603-12516
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.7.40.1
Patchnames:
slessp2-kernel-source-12693
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-kernel-20160414-12537
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-71.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-71.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-kernel-201603-12480
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-71.2
Patchnames:
sdksp4-kernel-201603-12480
SUSE Manager 2.1
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
Patchnames:
sleman21-kernel-20160414-12537
SUSE Manager Proxy 2.1
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
Patchnames:
slemap21-kernel-20160414-12537
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 5
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.79.1
Patchnames:
sleclo50sp3-kernel-20160414-12537


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 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS 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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Released