DescriptionThe offset2lib patch as used in the Linux Kernel contains a vulnerability that allows a PIE binary to be execve()'ed with 1GB of arguments or environmental strings then the stack occupies the address 0x80000000 and the PIE binary is mapped above 0x40000000 nullifying the protection of the offset2lib patch. This affects Linux Kernel version 4.11.5 and earlier. This is a different issue than CVE-2017-1000371. This issue appears to be limited to i386 based systems.
Overall state of this security issue: Running
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||In progress|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||kernel-source||Analysis|