CVE-2015-3291

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Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform does not properly determine when nested NMI processing is occurring, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (skipped NMI) by modifying the rsp register, issuing a syscall instruction, and triggering an NMI.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=810bc075f78ff2c221536eb3008eac6a492dba2d

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.securityfocus.com/bid/76003

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=1243489

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/810bc075f78ff2c221536eb3008eac6a492dba2d

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-08-31

Updated: 2016-12-22

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (10 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124982EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1529)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
medium
124811EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1487)NessusHuawei 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