Upstream information

CVE-2018-5873 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in the __ns_get_path function in fs/nsfs.c in the Linux kernel before 4.11. Due to a race condition when accessing files, a Use After Free condition can occur. This also affects all Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel (Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) before security patch level 2018-07-05.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7 5.3
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity High Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High Low
Integrity Impact High Low
Availability Impact High Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1100490 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Manager Server 4.2 kernel-source Not affected
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source Not affected
SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-default Unsupported
SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS 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 11 SP4-LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4-ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3-BCL kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 kernel-source Not 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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 kernel-source Not affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jul 6 23:24:21 2018
CVE page last modified: Fri Jan 20 14:10:27 2023