Upstream information

CVE-2018-14625 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux Kernel where an attacker may be able to have an uncontrolled read to kernel-memory from within a vm guest. A race condition between connect() and close() function may allow an attacker using the AF_VSOCK protocol to gather a 4 byte information leak or possibly intercept or corrupt AF_VSOCK messages destined to other clients.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v3 Scores
  SUSE
Base Score 5.3
Vector AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1106615 [NEW]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis