CVE-2017-18208 (retired)

Priority
Description
The madvise_willneed function in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before
4.14.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by
triggering use of MADVISE_WILLNEED for a DAX mapping.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that an infinite loop could occur in the madvise(2)
implementation in the Linux kernel in certain circumstances. A local
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system hang).
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-119.143)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-10.11)
Patches:
Introduced by
fe77ba6f4f97690baa4c756611a07f3cc033f6ae
Fixed by
6ea8d958a2c95a1d514015d4e29ba21a8c0a1a91
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1054.63)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1001.1)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-1018.21)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-1017.21)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1001.1)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-43.48~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-43.48~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.18.0-8.9~18.04.1)
Product
linux-krillin:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1020.25)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Patches:
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-149.199~precise1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-1028.31)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1086.94)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1006.7)
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1088.93)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.15~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Product
linux-vegetahd:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 07:59:44 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)