CVE-2016-2186 (retired)

Priority
Description
The powermate_probe function in drivers/input/misc/powermate.c in the Linux
kernel before 4.5.1 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial
of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted
endpoints value in a USB device descriptor.
Ubuntu-Description
Ralf Spenneberg discovered that the PowerMate USB driver in the Linux
kernel did not properly validate USB device descriptors. An attacker with
physical access could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
Notes
 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 (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-104.145)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-86.130)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-22.39)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 9c6ba456711687b794dcf285856fc14e2c76074f
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1667.92])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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 (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-86.130~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.16.0-71.91~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.19.0-59.65~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.2.0-36.41~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-22.39~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1010.12)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1013.14)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1482.109])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
More Information

Updated: 2019-03-26 12:19:17 UTC (commit ccdecfcf0fead22bd291e5f4ea745a46872dcb15)