Upstream information

CVE-2017-5548 at MITRE

Description

drivers/net/ieee802154/atusb.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x before 4.9.6 interacts incorrectly with the CONFIG_VMAP_STACK option, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash or memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging use of more than one virtual page for a DMA scatterlist.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.15
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue only affects Linux Kernel 4.9 or newer, no SUSE Linux Enterprise or openSUSE versions are affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1021255 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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