Upstream information

CVE-2016-3695 at MITRE

Description

The einj_error_inject function in drivers/acpi/apei/einj.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to simulate hardware errors and consequently cause a denial of service by leveraging failure to disable APEI error injection through EINJ when securelevel is set.

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 2.1 1.7
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1023051 [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 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed