CVE-2014-2673

Priority
Medium
Description
The arch_dup_task_struct function in the Transactional Memory (TM)
implementation in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel before
3.13.7 on the powerpc platform does not properly interact with the clone
and fork system calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of
service (Program Check and system crash) via certain instructions that are
executed with the processor in the Transactional state.
Ubuntu-Description
Adhemerval Zanella Neto discovered a flaw the in the Transactional Memory
(TM) implementation for powerpc based machine. An unprivileged local user
could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).
References
Bugs
Notes
 jdstrand> android kernels (goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are not
  supported on the Ubuntu Touch 13.10 preview kernels
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Patches:
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.13.0-18.38)
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:not-affected (3.16.0-23.31)
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):not-affected (3.19.0-15.15)
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 fb09692e71f13af7298eb603a1975850b1c7a8d8Fixed by 621b5060e823301d0cba4cb52a7ee3491922d291
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.11.0-22.38~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):not-affected (4.2.0-1008.12)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1014.21)
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected (4.2.0-1014.21)
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
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 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected
Package
linux-krillin:not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (3.14~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Touch 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak):not-affected
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Updated: 2016-04-26 15:14:56 UTC (commit 10940)