Upstream information

CVE-2016-8637 at MITRE

Description

A local information disclosure issue was found in dracut before 045 when generating initramfs images with world-readable permissions when 'early cpio' is used, such as when including microcode updates. Local attacker can use this to obtain sensitive information from these files, such as encryption keys or credentials.

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 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1008340 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Openstack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7
  • dracut >= 044-108.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-547
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • dracut >= 037-91.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-353
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • dracut >= 044-108.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-547
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • dracut >= 044-113.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • dracut >= 044.1-9.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • dracut >= 044.2-15.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044.2-15.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
  • dracut >= 044.2-18.24.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044.2-18.24.1
  • dracut-ima >= 044.2-18.24.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.144.ge0eaf296-1.2
  • dracut-fips >= 049.1+suse.144.ge0eaf296-1.2
  • dracut-ima >= 049.1+suse.144.ge0eaf296-1.2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.187.g63c1504f-3.27.1
  • dracut-fips >= 049.1+suse.187.g63c1504f-3.27.1
  • dracut-ima >= 049.1+suse.187.g63c1504f-3.27.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • dracut >= 044.1-16.11
  • dracut-fips >= 044.1-16.11
  • dracut-ima >= 044.1-16.11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • dracut >= 037-91.1
  • dracut-fips >= 037-91.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-353
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • dracut >= 044-108.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044-108.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-547
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • dracut >= 044-113.10
  • dracut-fips >= 044-113.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • dracut >= 044.1-9.5
  • dracut-fips >= 044.1-9.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • dracut >= 037-51.31.1
  • dracut-fips >= 037-51.31.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1669
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • dracut >= 044-108.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044-108.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-547
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • dracut >= 044.1-lp150.13.6
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA dracut-044.1-lp150.13.6
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • dracut >= 044-17.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044-17.1
  • dracut-tools >= 044-17.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA dracut-044-17.1


First public cloud image revisions this CVE is fixed in:


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
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 dracut Already fixed
Magnum Orchestration dracut Released
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 dracut In progress
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 LTSS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 ESPOS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 ESPOS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 LTSS dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 dracut In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 dracut In progress
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 dracut In progress
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 dracut In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 dracut Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 dracut Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 dracut In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 dracut Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 dracut In progress