CVE-2015-0239

Priority
Description
The em_sysenter function in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c in the Linux kernel
before 3.18.5, when the guest OS lacks SYSENTER MSR initialization, allows
guest OS users to gain guest OS privileges or cause a denial of service
(guest OS crash) by triggering use of a 16-bit code segment for emulation
of a SYSENTER instruction.
Ubuntu-Description
A flaw was discovered in the Kernel Virtual Machine's (KVM) emulation of
the SYSTENTER instruction when the guest OS does not initialize the
SYSENTER MSRs. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service of the guest OS (crash) or potentially gain privileges on the guest
OS.
Notes
jdstrandandroid kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.04 preview kernels
linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support
linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-77.112)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-46.75)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by
1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by
f3747379accba8e95d70cec0eae0582c8c182050
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1645.64])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Product
linux-krillin:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [was pending [3.5.0-60.87~precise1] OEM release])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [was needs-triage now end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [was pending [3.11.0-32.53~precise1] OEM release])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-46.75~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [3.16.0-31.41~14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [3.19.0-18.18~14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was not-affected [4.2.0-18.22~14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1013.19)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (3.19~rc6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1460.80])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Product
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 18:39:19 UTC (commit dd38ff22974aae499eb50644b9d5a2817483cbdb)