Upstream information

CVE-2017-18255 at MITRE

Description

The perf_cpu_time_max_percent_handler function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large value, as demonstrated by an incorrect sample-rate calculation.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 6
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low High
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1087082 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1087813 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
HPE Helion Openstack 8
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-1275
SUSE Enterprise Storage 5
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-Storage-5-2020-1275
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • cluster-network-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP2-2020-1255
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP3-2020-1275
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 12 SP2-CLIENT
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_129-default >= 1-3.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_34 >= 1-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-POS-12-SP2-CLIENT-2020-1255
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-BCL
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-1255
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-ESPOS
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_129-default >= 1-3.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_34 >= 1-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-ESPOS-2020-1255
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_129-default >= 1-3.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_34 >= 1-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-1255
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3-BCL
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-1275
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3-ESPOS
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-ESPOS-2020-1275
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3-LTSS
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-1275
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_129-default >= 1-3.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_34 >= 1-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-1255
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-1275
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.121-92.129.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_129-default >= 1-3.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP2_Update_34 >= 1-3.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-1255
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-1275
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • kernel-default >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-default-kgraft >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.4.180-94.116.1
  • kgraft-patch-4_4_180-94_116-default >= 1-4.3.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_31 >= 1-4.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-1275


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
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15-SP1 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5 kernel-source Analysis