CVE-2015-3290

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Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform improperly relies on espfix64 during nested NMI processing, which allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI within a certain instruction window.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9b6e6a8334d56354853f9c255d1395c2ba570e0a

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-08/msg00011.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3313

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.6

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/22/7

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/04/8

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76004

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2687-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2688-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2689-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2690-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2691-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1243465

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9b6e6a8334d56354853f9c255d1395c2ba570e0a

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37722/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-08-31

Updated: 2017-09-17

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.1.5 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (13 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124971EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1518)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124811EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1487)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
86668openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2015-686)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
85432openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2015-543)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
85244Fedora 22 : kernel-4.1.3-201.fc22 (2015-12437)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
85159Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2701-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
85158Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2700-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
85079Ubuntu 15.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2691-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
85078Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-vivid vulnerabilities (USN-2690-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
85077Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-utopic vulnerabilities (USN-2689-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
85076Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2688-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
85075Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities (USN-2687-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
84965Debian DSA-3313-1 : linux - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high