Upstream information

CVE-2018-17972 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the proc_pid_stack function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel through 4.18.11. It does not ensure that only root may inspect the kernel stack of an arbitrary task, allowing a local attacker to exploit racy stack unwinding and leak kernel task stack contents.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1110785 [NEW]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Affected