CVE-2015-7799 (retired)

Priority
Description
The slhc_init function in drivers/net/slip/slhc.c in the Linux kernel
through 4.2.3 does not ensure that certain slot numbers are valid, which
allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference
and system crash) via a crafted PPPIOCSMAXCID ioctl call.
Ubuntu-Description
郭永刚 discovered that the ppp implementation in the Linux kernel did not
ensure that certain slot numbers are valid. A local attacker with the
privilege to call ioctl() on /dev/ppp could cause a denial of service
(system crash).
Notes
 tyhicks> /dev/ppp is only writable by root in Ubuntu
 jdstrand> android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
  not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels
 jdstrand> linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support
 jdstrand> linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-98.138)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.3.0-1.10)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 0baa57d8dc32db78369d8b5176ef56c5e2e18ab3
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 4ab42d78e37a294ac7bc56901d563c642e03c4ae
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1661.85])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1001.10)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~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 (4.4~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
linux-krillin:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~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
Patches:
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~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 (4.4~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
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-73.116~precise1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.3.0-1006.6)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (4.4~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1476.99])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
More Information

Updated: 2019-08-23 09:07:55 UTC (commit 436fd4ed4cf0038ddd382cb8649607ace163dda7)