CVE-2013-0311

Priority
Description
The translate_desc function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel
before 3.7 does not properly handle cross-region descriptors, which allows
guest OS users to obtain host OS privileges by leveraging KVM guest OS
privileges.
Ubuntu-Description
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's vhost driver used to accelerate
guest networking in KVM based virtual machines. A privileged guest user
could exploit this flaw to crash the host system.
Notes
 apw> this is a bug in the vhost driver which was introduced in this commit:
 apw> 3a4d5c94e959359ece6d6b55045c3f046677f55c
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-39.62)
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 3a4d5c94e959359ece6d6b55045c3f046677f55cFixed by bd97120fc3d1a11f3124c7c9ba1d91f51829eb85
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1615.23])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-4.27)
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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:not-affected (1.0)
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.5.0-26.42~precise1])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-5.22)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
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 (3.7~rc8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1427.36])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:not-affected (1.0)
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 22:06:59 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)