Upstream information

CVE-2017-2616 at MITRE

Description

A race condition was found in util-linux before 2.32.1 in the way su handled the management of child processes. A local authenticated attacker could use this flaw to kill other processes with root privileges under specific conditions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1023041 [REOPENED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-40.2
  • util-linux >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-40.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-291
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • libblkid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • util-linux >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • uuidd >= 2.28-44.3.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3
  • libblkid1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libmount1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libuuid1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • python-libmount >= 2.29.2-2.2
  • util-linux >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.29.2-2.2
  • uuidd >= 2.29.2-2.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 GA libblkid1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libblkid-devel-static >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libfdisk-devel >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libmount-devel >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libsmartcols-devel >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libuuid-devel-static >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • util-linux >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.31.1-7.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.31.1-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA libblkid-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Containers 12
  • sles12-docker-image >= 1.1.4-20171002
  • sles12sp1-docker-image >= 1.0.7-20171002
  • sles12sp2-docker-image >= 1.0.2-20180821
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2017-1672
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2017-1673
SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-12-2018-1762
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15
  • uuidd >= 2.31.1-7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 GA uuidd
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • coreutils >= 8.12-6.25.33.3.1
  • coreutils-lang >= 8.12-6.25.33.3.1
  • coreutils-x86 >= 8.12-6.25.33.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-coreutils-13546
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-40.2
  • util-linux >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-40.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-291
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • libblkid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • util-linux >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • uuidd >= 2.28-44.3.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • libblkid1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libmount1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libuuid1 >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • python-libmount >= 2.29.2-2.2
  • util-linux >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.29.2-2.2
  • uuidd >= 2.29.2-2.2
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 GA libblkid1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-24.10.3
  • util-linux >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-24.10.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-290
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • libblkid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • util-linux >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • uuidd >= 2.28-44.3.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • coreutils >= 8.12-6.25.33.3.1
  • coreutils-lang >= 8.12-6.25.33.3.1
  • coreutils-x86 >= 8.12-6.25.33.3.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-coreutils-13546
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-24.10.3
  • util-linux >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-24.10.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-290
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-40.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-40.2
  • util-linux >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-40.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-291
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2
  • libblkid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • util-linux >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.28-44.3.3
  • uuidd >= 2.28-44.3.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-24.10.3
  • util-linux >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-24.10.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-24.10.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-290
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.25-40.1
  • libmount-devel >= 2.25-40.1
  • libsmartcols-devel >= 2.25-40.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux >= 2.25-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-291
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libmount-devel >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libsmartcols-devel >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux >= 2.28-44.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libmount-devel >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libsmartcols-devel >= 2.29.2-2.3
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.29.2-2.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA libblkid-devel
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.25-40.1
  • util-linux >= 2.25-40.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2017-291
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.28-44.3.1
  • util-linux >= 2.28-44.3.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-292
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.29.2-2.3
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP3 GA libuuid-devel
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • libblkid1 >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • util-linux >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.31.1-lp150.6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 15.0 GA libblkid1
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.25-21.1
  • libblkid-devel-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.25-21.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libblkid1-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • libblkid1-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libmount-devel >= 2.25-21.1
  • libmount-devel-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.25-21.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libmount1-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • libmount1-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libsmartcols-devel >= 2.25-21.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.25-21.1
  • libsmartcols1-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.25-21.1
  • libuuid-devel-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.25-21.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • libuuid1-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • libuuid1-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.25-21.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.25-21.1
  • python-libmount-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • python-libmount-debugsource >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux-debugsource >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux-systemd-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
  • util-linux-systemd-debugsource >= 2.25-21.1
  • uuidd >= 2.25-21.1
  • uuidd-debuginfo >= 2.25-21.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-305
openSUSE Leap 42.2
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.28-10.1
  • libblkid-devel-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libblkid-devel-static >= 2.28-10.1
  • libblkid1 >= 2.28-10.1
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libblkid1-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • libblkid1-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libfdisk-devel >= 2.28-10.1
  • libfdisk-devel-static >= 2.28-10.1
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.28-10.1
  • libfdisk1-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount-devel >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount-devel-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount-devel-static >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount1 >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount1-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • libmount1-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libsmartcols-devel >= 2.28-10.1
  • libsmartcols-devel-static >= 2.28-10.1
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.28-10.1
  • libsmartcols1-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid-devel-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid-devel-static >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid1 >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid1-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • libuuid1-debuginfo-32bit >= 2.28-10.1
  • python-libmount >= 2.28-10.2
  • python-libmount-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.2
  • python-libmount-debugsource >= 2.28-10.2
  • util-linux >= 2.28-10.1
  • util-linux-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • util-linux-debugsource >= 2.28-10.1
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.28-10.1
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.28-10.1
  • util-linux-systemd-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
  • util-linux-systemd-debugsource >= 2.28-10.1
  • uuidd >= 2.28-10.1
  • uuidd-debuginfo >= 2.28-10.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2017-306
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • libblkid-devel >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libblkid1 >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libblkid1-32bit >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libfdisk1 >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libmount1 >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libmount1-32bit >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libsmartcols1 >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libuuid-devel >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libuuid1 >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • libuuid1-32bit >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • util-linux >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • util-linux-lang >= 2.29.2-3.4
  • util-linux-systemd >= 2.29.2-3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Leap 42.3 GA libblkid-devel


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 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 coreutils Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 util-linux Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 coreutils Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 util-linux Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP2 util-linux Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 util-linux Ignore