CVE-2016-1575

Priority
Description
The overlayfs implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 does not
properly maintain POSIX ACL xattr data, which allows local users to gain
privileges by leveraging a group-writable setgid directory.
Ubuntu-Description
halfdog discovered that OverlayFS in the Linux kernel incorrectly
propagated security sensitive extended attributes, such as POSIX ACLs. A
local unprivileged attacker could use this to gain privileges.
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
sbeattieprecise does not allow unprivileged user namespaces,
which is what lets an unprivileged user exploit this vulnerability;
however, the issue of copying up setuid attributes still exists in
the overlayfs codebase here, but it is a much lower priority to fix
(needs root/CAP_SYS_ADMIN to exploit).
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (no user-namespace mounts)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-79.123)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-8.23)
Patches:
Introduced by
1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by
1175b6b8d96331676f1d436b089b965807f23b4a
Introduced by
1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by
local-2016-1575-2
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
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:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
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:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-79.123~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [3.16.0-62.82~14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [3.19.0-51.57~14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was released [4.2.0-30.35~14.04.1])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
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:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.4)
Package
Upstream:needed
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:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
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: 2020-03-18 22:43:30 UTC (commit 2ea7df7bd1e69e1e489978d2724a936eb3faa1b8)