Upstream information

CVE-2016-4998 at MITRE

Description

The IPT_SO_SET_REPLACE setsockopt implementation in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging in-container root access to provide a crafted offset value that leads to crossing a ruleset blob boundary.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.63 4.68
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This problem affects to our knowledge all kernels starting with SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 and newer.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 986362 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 986365 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE], 990058 [CONFIRMED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 GA kernel-default-extra
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.27-2.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.27-2.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.2 GA kernel-default
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • kernel-debug >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-docs-html >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-docs-pdf >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-obs-qa >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-pae >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syzkaller >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syzkaller-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-syzkaller-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.8.13-1.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 4.8.13-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA kernel-debug


List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
kernel-source