Upstream information

CVE-2019-8980 at MITRE

Description

A memory leak in the kernel_read_file function in fs/exec.c in the Linux kernel through 4.20.11 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering vfs_read failures.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 3.3
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1126209 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Build System Kit 12 SP4
  • kernel-zfcpdump >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-BSK-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP4
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 15
  • cluster-md-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • dlm-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • gfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • ocfs2-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-2019-784
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 SP4
  • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_13-default >= 1-6.7.1
  • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP4_Update_3 >= 1-6.7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-zfcpdump >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-784
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • kernel-docs >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2019-784
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • reiserfs-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-15-2019-784
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default-livepatch >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_14-default >= 1-1.9.3
  • kernel-livepatch-SLE15_Update_9 >= 1-1.9.3
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-784
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-docs >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-docs-html >= 4.12.14-150.14.1
  • kernel-obs-qa >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kselftests-kmp-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-784
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15
  • kernel-azure >= 4.12.14-5.24.1
  • kernel-azure-base >= 4.12.14-5.24.1
  • kernel-azure-devel >= 4.12.14-5.24.1
  • kernel-devel-azure >= 4.12.14-5.24.1
  • kernel-source-azure >= 4.12.14-5.24.1
  • kernel-syms-azure >= 4.12.14-5.24.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-15-2019-785
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4
  • kernel-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-azure-base >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-azure-devel >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-devel-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-source-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-syms-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-767
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4
  • kernel-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-azure-base >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-azure-devel >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-devel-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-source-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-syms-azure >= 4.12.14-6.9.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-767
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.12.14-95.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP4-2019-765
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
  • kernel-default-extra >= 4.12.14-150.14.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-2019-784
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • kernel-debug >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-debug-base-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-debug-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-debug-debugsource >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-debug-devel-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default-base-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default-debugsource >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-default-devel-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-devel >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-docs >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-docs-html >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall-base >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall-base-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall-debugsource >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall-devel >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-kvmsmall-devel-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-macros >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-obs-build >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-obs-build-debugsource >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-obs-qa >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-source >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-syms >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla-debugsource >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel-debuginfo >= 4.12.14-lp150.12.58.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1193


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 Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-source Released
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 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA kernel-source 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-source Released