Upstream information

CVE-2016-3707 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in the way the realtime kernel processed specially crafted ICMP echo requests. A remote attacker could use this flaw to trigger a sysrql function based on values in the ICMP packet, allowing them to remotely restart the system. Note that this feature is not enabled by default and requires elevated privileges to be configured.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 980246 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP4
  • kernel-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-57.1
Patchnames:
slertesp4-linux-kernel-12681
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1
  • kernel-compute >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-compute-base >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-compute-devel >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-compute_debug-devel >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-devel-rt >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-rt >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-rt_debug-devel >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 3.12.61-60.18.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RT-12-SP1-2016-1038
SUSE-SLE-RT-12-SP1-2016-1133


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL kernel-source Already fixed
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP4 kernel-rt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP4 kernel-rt_trace Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP4 kernel-source-rt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP4 kernel-syms-rt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1 kernel-compute Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1 kernel-compute_debug Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1 kernel-rt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1 kernel-rt_debug Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1 kernel-source-rt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 12 SP1 kernel-syms-rt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-source Already fixed


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue May 17 03:15:07 2016
CVE page last modified: Fri Feb 3 11:33:35 2023