CVE-2011-2494 (retired)

Priority
Description
kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows local users to
obtain sensitive I/O statistics by sending taskstats commands to a netlink
socket, as demonstrated by discovering the length of another user's
password.
Ubuntu-Description
Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats did not enforce access
restrictions. A local attacker could exploit this to read certain
information, leading to a loss of privacy.
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.1.0-1.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 1a51410abe7d0ee4b1d112780f46df87d3621043
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1001.10)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-5.22)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-4.27)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Product
linux-krillin:ignored (was pending [1.0] now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-7.40)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1013.19)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (3.1~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected [3.0.0-1401.2])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Product
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was pending [1.0] now end-of-life)
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Updated: 2019-09-19 15:37:03 UTC (commit d32ebc32606b9517c6fa7d65a15441e2a57a6de5)