Upstream information

CVE-2016-3699 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 and when booted with UEFI Secure Boot enabled, allows local users to bypass intended Secure Boot restrictions and execute untrusted code by appending ACPI tables to the initrd.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.4
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1001153 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 kernel-default Unsupported