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CVE-2015-8845 Detail

Current Description

The tm_reclaim_thread function in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 on powerpc platforms does not ensure that TM suspend mode exists before proceeding with a tm_reclaim call, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (TM Bad Thing exception and panic) via a crafted application.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=7f821fc9c77a9b01fe7b1d6e72717b33d8d64142 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.4.1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/13/1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035594
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1326540 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7f821fc9c77a9b01fe7b1d6e72717b33d8d64142 Patch Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
4.4

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_live_patching:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_module_for_public_cloud:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_real_time_extension:12:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_software_development_kit:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:suse:suse_linux_enterprise_workstation_extension:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_desktop:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:12.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8845
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018