Bug 1104130 - (CVE-2018-5995) VUL-1: CVE-2018-5995: kernel-source: The pcpu_embed_first_chunk function in mm/percpu.c in the Linux kernel through4.14.14 allows local users to obtain sensitive address information by readingdmesg data from a "pages/cpu" printk call.
(CVE-2018-5995)
VUL-1: CVE-2018-5995: kernel-source: The pcpu_embed_first_chunk function in m...
Status: RESOLVED UPSTREAM
Classification: Novell Products
Product: SUSE Security Incidents
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https://smash.suse.de/issue/212444/
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Reported: 2018-08-08 05:45 UTC by Marcus Meissner
Modified: 2020-11-10 21:23 UTC (History)
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Description Marcus Meissner 2018-08-08 05:45:25 UTC
CVE-2018-5995

The pcpu_embed_first_chunk function in mm/percpu.c in the Linux kernel through
4.14.14 allows local users to obtain sensitive address information by reading
dmesg data from a "pages/cpu" printk call.

References:
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2018-5995
http://www.cvedetails.com/cve/CVE-2018-5995/
https://github.com/johnsonwangqize/cve-linux/blob/master/CVE-2018-5995.md
Comment 1 Marcus Meissner 2018-08-30 14:47:22 UTC
we are currently not addressing kernel address leaks. this will start once we switch to a mainline kernel that has ptr leaks generally fixed, likely SLES 15 SP2+