CVE-2014-4943

Priority
High
Description
The PPPoL2TP feature in net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c in the Linux kernel through
3.15.6 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging data-structure
differences between an l2tp socket and an inet socket.
Ubuntu-Description
Sasha Levin reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's point-to-point protocol
(PPP) when used with the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP). A local user
could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges.
References
Bugs
Notes
jdstrand> android kernels (goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are not
supported on the Ubuntu Touch 13.10 preview kernels
jdstrand> android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.04 preview kernels
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-32.57~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-1636.53)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.32-368.84)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):needs-triage
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.5.0-54.81~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-3.15)
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):ignored (reached end-of-life)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-4.23)
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.11.0-26.45~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.32-64.128)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-67.101)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-32.57)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.16.0-5.10)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 3cf521f7dc87c031617fd47e4b7aa2593c2f3daf
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-5.34)
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-1451.71)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):ignored (reached end-of-life, does not affect buildd)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):released (3.8.0-44.66~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-6.29)
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