CVE-2015-6526 (retired)

Priority
Description
The perf_callchain_user_64 function in arch/powerpc/perf/callchain.c in the
Linux kernel before 4.0.2 on ppc64 platforms allows local users to cause a
denial of service (infinite loop) via a deep 64-bit userspace backtrace.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the Linux kernel's perf subsystem did not bound
callchain backtraces on PowerPC 64. A local attacker could use this to
cause a denial of service.
Notes
jdstrandandroid kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier 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 (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-91.129)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by
1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by
9a5cbce421a283e6aea3c4007f141735bf9da8c3
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1656.78])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1001.10)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
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 (4.1~rc1)
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 needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [was needed now end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [was needs-triage now end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [was needed now end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-51.84~precise1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1013.19)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (4.1~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1471.92])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Product
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 07:53:34 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)