Upstream information

CVE-2017-15537 at MITRE

Description

The x86/fpu (Floating Point Unit) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.13.5, when a processor supports the xsave feature but not the xsaves feature, does not correctly handle attempts to set reserved bits in the xstate header via the ptrace() or rt_sigreturn() system call, allowing local users to read the FPU registers of other processes on the system, related to arch/x86/kernel/fpu/regset.c and arch/x86/kernel/fpu/signal.c.

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 2.3
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 3.5
Vector AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1063984 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15 GA cluster-md-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • kernel-docs >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-23.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-docs
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15
  • reiserfs-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15 GA reiserfs-kmp-default
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15
  • kernel-default-livepatch >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 GA kernel-default-livepatch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.12.14-23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 GA kernel-default-extra
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-lp150.11.4
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.12.14-lp150.11.4
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA kernel-default


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 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Already fixed