Upstream information

CVE-2017-1000379 at MITRE

Description

The Linux Kernel running on AMD64 systems will sometimes map the contents of PIE executable, the heap or ld.so to where the stack is mapped allowing attackers to more easily manipulate the stack. Linux Kernel version 4.11.5 is affected.

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 7.2 1.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete None
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete None
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 2.9
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This CVE is very likely fixed with the increased stack gap fix and included cleanups of relevant code pieces of CVE-2017-1000364.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1037551 [NEW], 1039346 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1044934 [RESOLVED], 1059525 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 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 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected