Upstream information

CVE-2017-9985 at MITRE

Description

The snd_msndmidi_input_read function in sound/isa/msnd/msnd_midi.c in the Linux kernel through 4.11.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (over-boundary access) or possibly have unspecified other impact by changing the value of a message queue head pointer between two kernel reads of that value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.2 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete None
Integrity Impact Complete None
Availability Impact Complete Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low High
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact High High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1046601 [RESOLVED]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected