CVE-2012-2123

Priority
Description
The cap_bprm_set_creds function in security/commoncap.c in the Linux kernel
before 3.3.3 does not properly handle the use of file system capabilities
(aka fcaps) for implementing a privileged executable file, which allows
local users to bypass intended personality restrictions via a crafted
application, as demonstrated by an attack that uses a parent process to
disable ASLR.
Ubuntu-Description
Steve Grubb reported a flaw with Linux fscaps (file system base
capabilities) when used to increase the permissions of a process. For
application on which fscaps are in use a local attacker can disable address
space randomization to make attacking the process with raised privileges
easier.
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-24.38)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by d52fc5dde171f030170a6cb78034d166b13c9445
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1603.6])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1001.10)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-1.3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-5.22)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-1.9)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-4.27)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Package
linux-krillin:ignored (was pending [1.0] now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected [3.5.0-18.29~precise1])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected [3.8.0-19.30~precise1])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.16.0-25.33~14.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.19.0-18.18~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.2.0-18.22~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-3.21)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-7.40)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-4.19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1013.19)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (3.4~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1413.17])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was pending [1.0] now end-of-life)
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Updated: 2019-01-14 22:02:50 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)