CVE-2017-7889

Priority
Medium
Description
The mm subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.10.10 does not properly
enforce the CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM protection mechanism, which allows local
users to read or write to kernel memory locations in the first megabyte
(and bypass slab-allocation access restrictions) via an application that
opens the /dev/mem file, related to arch/x86/mm/init.c and
drivers/char/mem.c.
Ubuntu-Description
Tommi Rantala and Brad Spengler discovered that the memory manager in the
Linux kernel did not properly enforce the CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM protection
mechanism. A local attacker with access to /dev/mem could use this to
expose sensitive information or possibly execute arbitrary code.
References
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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1004.9)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:needed
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1014.14)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (4.10.0-22.24)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):needed
Ubuntu Core 15.04:ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-79.100)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (4.10.0-22.24)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by a4866aa812518ed1a37d8ea0c881dc946409de94
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-79.100~14.04.1)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.10.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.10.0-22.24~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.11.0-1009.9)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):pending (4.4.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1018.27)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (4.10.0-1006.8)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1057.64)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (4.10.0-1006.8)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (4.4.0-1059.63)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1059.63)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (4.4.0-1059.63)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.10.0-27.30~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
linux-krillin:needed
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
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Updated: 2017-09-21 20:14:34 UTC (commit 13377)