CVE-2016-2549

Priority
Description
sound/core/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 does not prevent
recursive callback access, which allows local users to cause a denial of
service (deadlock) via a crafted ioctl call.
However, the previous fix is still insufficient: it may still
cause a lockup when the ALSA timer instance reprograms itself
in its callback. Then it invokes the start function even in
snd_timer_interrupt() that is called in hrtimer callback itself, results
in a CPU stall. This is no hypothetical problem but actually triggered
by syzkaller fuzzer.
Ubuntu-Description
Dmitry Vyukov discovered that the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA)
framework's handling of high resolution timers could lead to a deadlock
condition. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(system hang).
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 (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-102.142)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-83.127)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-4.19)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 2ba1fe7a06d3624f9a7586d672b55f08f7c670f3
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1665.90])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-83.127~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.16.0-67.87~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.19.0-56.62~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.2.0-30.35~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~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 (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.4)
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Package
Upstream:released (4.5~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1480.106])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
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Updated: 2019-03-19 12:25:46 UTC (commit 15472795df7e9de45b82f2d36b8b419b939f97b2)