Upstream information

CVE-2016-9178 at MITRE

Description

The __get_user_asm_ex macro in arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 does not initialize a certain integer variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by triggering failure of a get_user_ex call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.1 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
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

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue has been addresses in a openSUSE Leap 42.1 update. Linux Kernel 3.12.64 to 3.12.66 were affected, but not shipped on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 and 12 SP1. SUSE Linux Enterprise versions 11 and older were not affected. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 and newer are not affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1008650 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1012353 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • drbd >= 8.4.6-12.2
  • drbd-debugsource >= 8.4.6-12.2
  • drbd-kmp-default >= 8.4.6_k4.1.36_38-12.2
  • drbd-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 8.4.6_k4.1.36_38-12.2
  • drbd-kmp-pv >= 8.4.6_k4.1.36_38-12.2
  • drbd-kmp-pv-debuginfo >= 8.4.6_k4.1.36_38-12.2
  • drbd-kmp-xen >= 8.4.6_k4.1.36_38-12.2
  • drbd-kmp-xen-debuginfo >= 8.4.6_k4.1.36_38-12.2
  • hdjmod >= 1.28-28.2
  • hdjmod-debugsource >= 1.28-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-default >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-pae >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-pae-debuginfo >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-pv >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-pv-debuginfo >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-xen >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • hdjmod-kmp-xen-debuginfo >= 1.28_k4.1.36_38-28.2
  • ipset >= 6.25.1-9.2
  • ipset-debuginfo >= 6.25.1-9.2
  • ipset-debugsource >= 6.25.1-9.2
  • ipset-devel >= 6.25.1-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-default >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-pae >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-pae-debuginfo >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-pv >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-pv-debuginfo >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-xen >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • ipset-kmp-xen-debuginfo >= 6.25.1_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • kernel-debug >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-debug-base-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-default-base-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.1.36-38.2
  • kernel-docs-html >= 4.1.36-38.2
  • kernel-docs-pdf >= 4.1.36-38.2
  • kernel-ec2 >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-ec2-base-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-ec2-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-ec2-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.1.36-38.2
  • kernel-obs-build-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.2
  • kernel-obs-qa >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pae >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pae-base-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pae-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pae-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pv >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pv-base >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pv-base-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pv-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pv-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-pv-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-xen >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-xen-base-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-xen-debuginfo >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-xen-debugsource >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 4.1.36-38.1
  • libipset3 >= 6.25.1-9.2
  • libipset3-debuginfo >= 6.25.1-9.2
  • lttng-modules >= 2.7.0-6.2
  • lttng-modules-debugsource >= 2.7.0-6.2
  • lttng-modules-kmp-default >= 2.7.0_k4.1.36_38-6.2
  • lttng-modules-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 2.7.0_k4.1.36_38-6.2
  • lttng-modules-kmp-pv >= 2.7.0_k4.1.36_38-6.2
  • lttng-modules-kmp-pv-debuginfo >= 2.7.0_k4.1.36_38-6.2
  • pcfclock >= 0.44-270.2
  • pcfclock-debuginfo >= 0.44-270.2
  • pcfclock-debugsource >= 0.44-270.2
  • pcfclock-kmp-default >= 0.44_k4.1.36_38-270.2
  • pcfclock-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 0.44_k4.1.36_38-270.2
  • pcfclock-kmp-pae >= 0.44_k4.1.36_38-270.2
  • pcfclock-kmp-pae-debuginfo >= 0.44_k4.1.36_38-270.2
  • pcfclock-kmp-pv >= 0.44_k4.1.36_38-270.2
  • pcfclock-kmp-pv-debuginfo >= 0.44_k4.1.36_38-270.2
  • vhba-kmp >= 20140928-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-debugsource >= 20140928-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-default >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-default-debuginfo >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-pae >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-pae-debuginfo >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-pv >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-pv-debuginfo >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-xen >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
  • vhba-kmp-xen-debuginfo >= 20140928_k4.1.36_38-9.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-1428


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 SP1 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected