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SUSE: CVE-2015-5157: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/31/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/04/2022

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.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build

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