CVE-2014-4943 (retired)

Priority
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.
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
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 3cf521f7dc87c031617fd47e4b7aa2593c2f3daf
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-3.15)
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-4.23)
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-5.34)
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-6.29)
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1014.21)
Package
Upstream:released (3.16~rc6)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Updated: 2019-09-19 15:49:46 UTC (commit d32ebc32606b9517c6fa7d65a15441e2a57a6de5)