CVE-2016-8658

Priority
Description
Stack-based buffer overflow in the brcmf_cfg80211_start_ap function in
drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/cfg80211.c in the Linux
kernel before 4.7.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system
crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long SSID
Information Element in a command to a Netlink socket.
Ubuntu-Description
Daxing Guo discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the Broadcom
IEEE802.11n FullMAC driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain
privileges.
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 (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-103.150)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-51.72)
Patches:
Introduced by 1a87334239757b69eb9885979c32bbf871b3ec88Fixed by ded89912156b1a47d940a0c954c43afbabd0c42c
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
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 (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
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 (4.8~rc7)
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:not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.19.0-75.83~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-51.72~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1038.45)
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1042.46)
Package
Upstream:released (4.8~rc7)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:not-affected
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Updated: 2019-03-19 12:27:32 UTC (commit 15472795df7e9de45b82f2d36b8b419b939f97b2)