CVE-2017-7889

Priority
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.
Notes
jdstrandandroid kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels
linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support
linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-142.191)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-79.100)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-16.19)
Patches:
Introduced by
1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by
a4866aa812518ed1a37d8ea0c881dc946409de94
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1018.27)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.10.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1014.14)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.10.0-27.30~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.10.0-27.30~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Product
linux-krillin:ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1004.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was 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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was 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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was 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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-142.191~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~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 (4.11~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 (4.11~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 (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-79.100~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1057.64)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-1005.5)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1059.63)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.4.0-1077.82)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
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)
More Information

Updated: 2020-07-28 20:02:46 UTC (commit d26b6ca9f5b3adb89bb036ce73ae7dab894935ec)