CVE-2018-15572 (retired)

Priority
Description
The spectre_v2_select_mitigation function in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c in
the Linux kernel before 4.18.1 does not always fill RSB upon a context
switch, which makes it easier for attackers to conduct userspace-userspace
spectreRSB attacks.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and
prediction of return addresses via Return Stack Buffer (RSB) may allow
unauthorized memory reads via sidechannel attacks. An attacker could use
this to expose sensitive information.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.0.0-12.20)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-137.163)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-36.39)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-10.11)
Patches:
Introduced by
c995efd5a740d9cbafbf58bde4973e8b50b4d761
Fixed by
fdf82a7856b32d905c39afc85e34364491e46346
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1069.79)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1023.23)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.15.0-1030.31~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1025.26~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1025.26)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1025.26~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1025.26)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (supported use cases do not include executing untrusted code)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1021.22~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1021.22)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-1004.5~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-36.39~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-13.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-36.39~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-12.13~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1035.41)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1023.23)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1021.24)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1021.24)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.15.0-1007.9~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1007.9)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1007.9)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1098.106)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1024.26)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.7)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1102.107)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2019-10-09 08:03:12 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)