Upstream information

CVE-2019-3887 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in the way KVM hypervisor handled x2APIC Machine Specific Rregister (MSR) access with nested(=1) virtualization enabled. In that, L1 guest could access L0's APIC register values via L2 guest, when 'virtualize x2APIC mode' is enabled. A guest could use this flaw to potentially crash the host kernel resulting in DoS issue. Kernel versions from 4.16 and newer are vulnerable to this issue.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.6
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1131800 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-default Not affected
SLES for SAP Applications kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Basesystem kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 Module for Development Tools kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
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 Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-default 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 LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 LTSS 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 SP4 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 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 SP2 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 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