Upstream information

CVE-2017-6001 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes concurrent perf_event_open system calls for moving a software group into a hardware context. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6786.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.61 6.21
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity High High
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete Complete
Integrity Impact Complete Complete
Availability Impact Complete Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1015160 [NEW], 1025626 [NEW]

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List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 11 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
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