CVE-2017-7979

Priority
Medium
Description
The cookie feature in the packet action API implementation in
net/sched/act_api.c in the Linux kernel 4.11.x through 4.11-rc7 mishandles
the tb nlattr array, which allows local users to cause a denial of service
(uninitialized memory access and refcount underflow, and system hang or
crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via "tc filter add"
commands in certain contexts. NOTE: this does not affect stable kernels,
such as 4.10.x, from kernel.org.
Ubuntu-Description
Fabian Gr├╝nbichler discovered that the Packet action API implementation in
the Linux kernel improperly handled uninitialized data. A local attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
References
Bugs
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~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
linux-vegetahd:not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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~rc8)
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected (4.10.0-22.24)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Core 15.04:not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (4.10.0-22.24)
Patches:
Introduced by 1045ba77a5962a22bce7777678ef46714107ea63Fixed by e0535ce58b92d7baf0b33284a6c4f8f0338f943e
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was not-affected)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
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~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
Ubuntu Core 15.04:DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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):not-affected
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):released (4.10.0-1006.8)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark):not-affected
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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):not-affected
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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~rc8)
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
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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~rc8)
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):not-affected
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):ignored (abandoned)
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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 (4.10.0-27.30~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
Package
linux-krillin:not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (4.11~rc8)
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):not-affected
Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus):DNE
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Updated: 2017-09-13 23:14:36 UTC (commit 13316)