CVE-2018-17182

Priority
Description
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel through 4.18.8. The
vmacache_flush_all function in mm/vmacache.c mishandles sequence number
overflows. An attacker can trigger a use-after-free (and possibly gain
privileges) via certain thread creation, map, unmap, invalidation, and
dereference operations.
Ubuntu-Description
Jann Horn discovered that the vmacache subsystem did not properly handle
sequence number overflows, leading to a use-after-free vulnerability. A
local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash)
or execute arbitrary code.
Notes
 sbeattie> as of 2018-09-26, fixes for this issue are applied to all
  kernels uploaded to RELEASE-proposed today. and should be released
  around Monday, Oct 1, 2018.
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected
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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.18.0-9.10)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-10.11)
Patches:
Introduced by 6b4ebc3a9078c5b7b8c4cf495a0b1d2d0e0bfe7aFixed by 7a9cdebdcc17e426fb5287e4a82db1dfe86339b2
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-1031.34)
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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.15.0-1030.31~14.04.1)
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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1025.26)
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 (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-36.39~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-36.39~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-11.12~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-137.163~14.04.1)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
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 (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.15.0-1021.24)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1021.24)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.7)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.7)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1102.107)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2018-11-15 13:14:46 UTC (commit 20c3495278668bf41f3673bdd453fdc5fb421a1f)