CVE-2017-7518

Priority
Description
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel before version 4.12 in the way the KVM
module processed the trap flag(TF) bit in EFLAGS during emulation of the
syscall instruction, which leads to a debug exception(#DB) being raised in
the guest stack. A user/process inside a guest could use this flaw to
potentially escalate their privileges inside the guest. Linux guests are
not affected by this.
Ubuntu-Description
Andy Lutomirski discovered that the KVM implementation in the Linux kernel
was vulnerable to a debug exception error when single-stepping through a
syscall. A local attacker in a non-Linux guest vm could possibly use this
to gain administrative privileges in the guest vm.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-157.207)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-119.143)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by
1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by
c8401dda2f0a00cd25c0af6a95ed50e478d25de4
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):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 (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-1016.16)
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 (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.15.0-1023.24~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.11.0-1009.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3~18.04.1)
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-1002.5)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1001.1)
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-26.29~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.13.0-26.29~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-8.9~18.04.1)
Product
linux-krillin:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):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 (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
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 (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):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 (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [was needed now end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-119.143~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.13.0-1008.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1086.94)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-1005.5)
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1088.93)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.12~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):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)
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Updated: 2020-01-29 19:59:49 UTC (commit 768ceb2fdee6790d707d0f681e1b54916744af1e)