CVE-2018-17972

Priority
Description
An issue was discovered in the proc_pid_stack function in fs/proc/base.c in
the Linux kernel through 4.18.11. It does not ensure that only root may
inspect the kernel stack of an arbitrary task, allowing a local attacker to
exploit racy stack unwinding and leak kernel task stack contents.
Ubuntu-Description
Jann Horn discovered that the procfs file system implementation in the
Linux kernel did not properly restrict the ability to inspect the kernel
stack of an arbitrary task. A local attacker could use this to expose
sensitive information.
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-165.215)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-139.165)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-44.47)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-12.13)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.19.0-12.13)
Patches:
Introduced by 2ec220e27f5040aec1e88901c1b6ea3d135787adFixed by f8a00cef17206ecd1b30d3d9f99e10d9fa707aa7
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-1034.37)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1072.82)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1032.34)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1006.7)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1006.7)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1032.34~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.15.0-1037.39~14.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1037.39~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1037.39)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1006.6)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1006.6)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.18.0-1006.6~16.04.2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-1006.6~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1027.28~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1027.28)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1004.5)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1004.5)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-45.48~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-13.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-45.48~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.18.0-13.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1037.43)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1029.29)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.5)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):released (3.13.0-165.215~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 (4.19~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-139.165~14.04.1)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
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~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1033.38)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.15.0-1033.38)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1033.38)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1008.10~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1008.10)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):pending
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1008.10)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1100.108)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1031.33)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1007.9)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (4.18.0-1009.11)
Package
Upstream:released (4.19~rc7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1104.109)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2019-02-14 21:14:21 UTC (commit e46edb8ff9a9e732ecfbf784cb3abc1f3833e54f)