Upstream information

CVE-2018-17977 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel 4.14.67 mishandles certain interaction among XFRM Netlink messages, IPPROTO_AH packets, and IPPROTO_IP packets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and system hang) by leveraging root access to execute crafted applications, as demonstrated on CentOS 7.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.4 4.9
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required High High
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1111609 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-default Unsupported
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.5 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE CaaS Platform 4.5 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ESPOS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 BCL kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-default Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-default Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-default Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Storage 7.1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.3 kernel-source Not affected