Upstream information

CVE-2016-5243 at MITRE

Description

The tipc_nl_compat_link_dump function in net/tipc/netlink_compat.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not properly copy a certain string, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a Netlink message.

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 1.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 983212 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12 SP1
  • kernel-zfcpdump >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-BSK-12-SP1-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_40-default >= 1-4.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_40-xen >= 1-4.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP1_Update_15 >= 1-4.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-749
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
Patchnames:
sleposp3-kernel-source-13284
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP4
  • kernel-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-rt-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-rt-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-rt_trace >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-base >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-rt_trace-devel >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-source-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
  • kernel-syms-rt >= 3.0.101.rt130-69.5.1
Patchnames:
slertesp4-kernel-rt-13262
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-bigsmp-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-0.47.106.5.1
Patchnames:
slessp3-kernel-source-13284
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kernel-bigmem >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-bigmem-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-bigmem-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-100.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-100.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-linux-kernel-13105
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_72-default >= 1-2.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_72-xen >= 1-2.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_21 >= 1-2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-749
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-100.2
Patchnames:
sdksp4-linux-kernel-13105
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • kernel-docs >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.4
  • kernel-obs-build >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 3.12.74-60.64.40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2017-831
SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP 12
  • kernel-default >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-macros >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.12.61-52.72.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_72-default >= 1-2.1
  • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_72-xen >= 1-2.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12_Update_21 >= 1-2.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-749


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 GA kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Unsupported
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 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Released