Upstream information

CVE-2016-9588 at MITRE

Description

arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the Linux kernel through 4.9 mismanages the #BP and #OF exceptions, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) by declining to handle an exception thrown by an L2 guest.

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 2.1 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 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 Partial 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 entries: 1015703 [RESOLVED], 1017512 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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 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 Server for SAP Applications 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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 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 for SAP Applications 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 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


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