Upstream information

CVE-2016-6197 at MITRE

Description

fs/overlayfs/dir.c in the OverlayFS filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.6 does not properly verify the upper dentry before proceeding with unlink and rename system-call processing, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a rename system call that specifies a self-hardlink.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.9 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
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: 988708 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

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 Desktop 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.21-69.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2 GA cluster-md-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3 GA cluster-md-kmp-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 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 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 Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.73-5.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.4.73-5.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 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 Leap 42.3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.76-1.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.76-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA kernel-default


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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected