CVE-2015-5157

HIGH

Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI.

References

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

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00035.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00026.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00031.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00013.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0185.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0212.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0224.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0715.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.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76005

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-08-31

Updated: 2016-12-22

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (34 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124972EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1519)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124812EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1488)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
109881Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4110) (Meltdown) (Spectre)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
109829Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4109) (Meltdown) (Spectre)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
106524OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2018-0016) (Meltdown) (Spectre)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
106468Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4022) (Meltdown) (Spectre)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
106328Oracle Linux 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2018-4020) (Meltdown) (Spectre)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
99163OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2017-0057) (Dirty COW)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
95963F5 Networks BIG-IP : Linux kernel vulnerability (K17326)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
90939Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20160504)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
90881RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2016:0715)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
90880Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2016-0715)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
90868CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2016:0715)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
88858OracleVM 3.3 : Unbreakable / etc (OVMSA-2016-0014)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
high
88857Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2016-3519)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
88799Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL7.x x86_64 (20160216)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
88792RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2016:0224)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
88791RHEL 7 : kernel-rt (RHSA-2016:0212)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
88786RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2016:0185)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
88778Oracle Linux 7 : kernel (ELSA-2016-0185)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
88759CentOS 7 : kernel (CESA-2016:0185)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
88605openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-136)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
88545openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-124)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
87651SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:2339-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
87104SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2015:2108-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
86378SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel-source (SUSE-SU-2015:1727-1)NessusSuSE 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