Upstream information

CVE-2017-8067 at MITRE

Description

drivers/char/virtio_console.c in the Linux kernel 4.9.x and 4.10.x before 4.10.12 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 SUSE
Base Score 7.15 3.32
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Complete None
Integrity Impact Complete Partial
Availability Impact Complete Partial
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 affected only Linux Kernel 4.9 and newer, so it does not affect SUSE Linux Enterprise or openSUSE.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1035670 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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