CVE-2013-2094

Priority
High
Description
The perf_swevent_init function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel
before 3.8.9 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows local users
to gain privileges via a crafted perf_event_open system call.
Ubuntu-Description
An flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's perf_events interface. A local
user could exploit this flaw to escalate privileges on the system.
References
Bugs
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.2.0-18.22~14.04.1)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:not-affected (1.0)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.5.0-30.51~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:needed
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-43.68)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:not-affected (3.16.0-23.31)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (4.4.0-21.37)
Patches:
Introduced by b0a873ebbf87bf38bf70b5e39a7cadc96099fa13Fixed by 8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-1432.41)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.8.0-21.32~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-1619.29)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needs-triage
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.19.0-18.18~14.04.1)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:released (4.2.0-1014.21)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1014.21)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (4.4.0-1009.10)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-7.40)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (3.4.0-5.34)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.16.0-25.33~14.04.2)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-4.27)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (3.4.0-4.23)
Package
linux-krillin:not-affected (1.0)
Package
Upstream:released (3.9~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-5.22)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (3.4.0-3.15)
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Updated: 2016-10-19 11:14:36 UTC (commit 11638)