CVE-2016-3961

Priority
Medium
Description
Xen and the Linux kernel through 4.5.x do not properly suppress hugetlbfs
support in x86 PV guests, which allows local PV guest OS users to cause a
denial of service (guest OS crash) by attempting to access a hugetlbfs
mapped area.
Ubuntu-Description
Vitaly Kuznetsov discovered that the Linux kernel did not properly suppress
hugetlbfs support in X86 paravirtualized guests. An attacker in the guest
OS could cause a denial of service (guest system crash).
References
Bugs
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
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-101.148~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.2.0-38.45~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:needed
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.10.0-19.21)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-107.148)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-101.148)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-24.43)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected (4.8.0-22.24)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by 103f6112f253017d7062cd74d17f4a514ed4485c
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1485.112])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was released [3.2.0-1670.96])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-24.43~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-28.30~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.19.0-61.69~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.10.0-1004.6)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1012.16)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected (4.8.0-1013.15)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.4.0-1050.54)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1015.18)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected (4.4.0-1029.32)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
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)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
linux-krillin:needed
Package
Upstream:released (4.6~rc5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
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Updated: 2017-11-06 19:18:57 UTC (commit 13639)