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 low 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 5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1008340 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
SUSE Manager Server 4.0
  • dracut >= 044.2-18.24.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044.2-18.24.1
  • dracut-ima >= 044.2-18.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 GA dracut-044.2-18.24.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  • 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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 GA dracut-049.1+suse.187.g63c1504f-3.27.1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1
SUSE Manager Server 4.1
  • 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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP2 GA dracut-049.1+suse.144.ge0eaf296-1.2
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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA dracut-044-113.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • dracut >= 044.1-9.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 GA dracut-044.1-9.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
SUSE Manager Server 4.3
  • dracut >= 055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
  • dracut-fips >= 055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
  • dracut-ima >= 055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
  • dracut-mkinitrd-deprecated >= 055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 GA dracut-055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
  • dracut >= 055+suse.360.g076f1113-150500.1.4
  • dracut-fips >= 055+suse.360.g076f1113-150500.1.4
  • dracut-ima >= 055+suse.360.g076f1113-150500.1.4
  • dracut-mkinitrd-deprecated >= 055+suse.360.g076f1113-150500.1.4
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP5 GA dracut-055+suse.360.g076f1113-150500.1.4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15
  • dracut >= 044.1-16.11
  • dracut-fips >= 044.1-16.11
  • dracut-ima >= 044.1-16.11
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA dracut-044.1-16.11
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  • dracut >= 044.2-15.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044.2-15.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 GA dracut-044.2-15.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.186.g320cc3d1-1.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 GA dracut-049.1+suse.186.g320cc3d1-1.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.203.g8ee14a90-3.35.1
  • dracut-fips >= 049.1+suse.203.g8ee14a90-3.35.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 GA dracut-049.1+suse.203.g8ee14a90-3.35.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.228.g07676562-3.54.1
  • dracut-fips >= 049.1+suse.228.g07676562-3.54.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 GA dracut-049.1+suse.228.g07676562-3.54.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
  • dracut >= 055+suse.294.gc5bc4bb5-150400.3.8.1
  • dracut-fips >= 055+suse.294.gc5bc4bb5-150400.3.8.1
  • dracut-mkinitrd-deprecated >= 055+suse.294.gc5bc4bb5-150400.3.8.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3 GA dracut-055+suse.294.gc5bc4bb5-150400.3.8.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
  • dracut >= 055+suse.331.g05b9ccb7-150400.3.16.1
  • dracut-fips >= 055+suse.331.g05b9ccb7-150400.3.16.1
  • dracut-mkinitrd-deprecated >= 055+suse.331.g05b9ccb7-150400.3.16.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4 GA dracut-055+suse.331.g05b9ccb7-150400.3.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0
  • dracut >= 059+suse.557.g8a62bf73-1.8
  • dracut-fips >= 059+suse.557.g8a62bf73-1.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 6.0 GA dracut-059+suse.557.g8a62bf73-1.8
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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA dracut-044-113.10
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • dracut >= 044.1-9.5
  • dracut-fips >= 044.1-9.5
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 GA dracut-044.1-9.5
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • dracut >= 044.2-15.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044.2-15.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 GA dracut-044.2-15.1
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 Leap 15.2
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.144.ge0eaf296-lp152.1.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.2 GA dracut-049.1+suse.144.ge0eaf296-lp152.1.1
openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • dracut >= 049.1+suse.188.gbf445638-3.30.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.3 GA dracut-049.1+suse.188.gbf445638-3.30.1
openSUSE Leap 15.4
  • dracut >= 055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
  • dracut-mkinitrd-deprecated >= 055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.4 GA dracut-055+suse.252.g4988b0bf-150400.1.8
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • dracut >= 044-17.1
  • dracut-fips >= 044-17.1
  • dracut-tools >= 044-17.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-Tumbleweed-2024-10225


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. 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 general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 dracut Already fixed
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SLES15-EC2-CHOST-HVM-BYOS dracut In progress
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-Azure dracut In progress
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 dracut In progress
SLES15-SP1-CHOST-BYOS-GCE dracut In progress
SLES15-SP4-CHOST-BYOS dracut Already fixed
SLES15-SP4-CHOST-BYOS-Aliyun dracut Already fixed
SLES15-SP4-CHOST-BYOS-Azure dracut Already fixed
SLES15-SP4-CHOST-BYOS-EC2 dracut Already fixed
SLES15-SP4-CHOST-BYOS-GCE dracut Already fixed
SLES15-SP4-CHOST-BYOS-SAP-CCloud dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4-ESPOS dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4-LTSS dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4-LTSS dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS dracut Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 dracut Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 dracut Already fixed
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 dracut Already fixed
Magnum Orchestration 7 dracut Released
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 dracut Already fixed
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.0 dracut Released
SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-ESPOS dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1-LTSS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS dracut Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP1 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL 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 dracut Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL dracut Already fixed
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 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-BCL dracut Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1-LTSS dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS dracut Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 dracut Released
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 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 dracut Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1 dracut Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 dracut Released
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0 dracut Unsupported
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0 dracut Unsupported
SUSE Manager Server 4.0 dracut Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 dracut Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 dracut Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 dracut Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 dracut Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 dracut Released
Container Status
rancher/elemental-teal-rt/5.3
rancher/elemental-teal-rt/5.4
rancher/elemental-teal/5.3
rancher/elemental-teal/5.4
suse/sle-micro-rancher/5.3
suse/sle-micro-rancher/5.4
suse/sles/15.4/libguestfs-tools:0.49.0
dracutAlready fixed


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Thu Nov 3 16:46:18 2016
CVE page last modified: Sat Jun 15 23:10:21 2024