CVE-2018-14634

Priority
Description
An integer overflow flaw was found in the Linux kernel's
create_elf_tables() function. An unprivileged local user with access to
SUID (or otherwise privileged) binary could use this flaw to escalate their
privileges on the system. Kernel versions 2.6.x, 3.10.x and 4.14.x are
believed to be vulnerable.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that an integer overflow vulnerability existed in the
Linux kernel when loading an executable to run. A local attacker could use
this to gain administrative privileges.
Notes
 tyhicks> "Only kernels with commit b6a2fea39318 ("mm: variable length argument
  support", from July 19, 2007) but without commit da029c11e6b1 ("exec: Limit
  arg stack to at most 75% of _STK_LIM", from July 7, 2017) are exploitable."
 tyhicks> This flaw can only be exploited on systems with greater than 32 GB of
  RAM
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.2.0-136.182)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-160.210)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-93.116)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-16.19)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-20.21)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-10.11)
Patches:
Introduced by b6a2fea39318e43fee84fa7b0b90d68bed92d2baFixed by da029c11e6b12f321f36dac8771e833b65cec962
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1032.41)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1007.7)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1009.9)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-1004.4~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-9029.31)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1006.6)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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 (4.18.0-11.12~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1007.12)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1008.8)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-160.210~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-93.116~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (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)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1004.5)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1021.24)
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1071.79)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1010.11)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.7)
Package
Upstream:released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1073.78)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2019-03-19 12:30:29 UTC (commit 15472795df7e9de45b82f2d36b8b419b939f97b2)