CVE-2018-20784

Priority
Description
In the Linux kernel before 4.20.2, kernel/sched/fair.c mishandles leaf
cfs_rq's, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite
loop in update_blocked_averages) or possibly have unspecified other impact
by inducing a high load.
Ubuntu-Description
Zhipeng Xie discovered that an infinite loop could triggered in the CFS
Linux kernel process scheduler. A local attacker could possibly use this to
cause a denial of service.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-170.199)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-60.67)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.19.0-12.13)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-13.14)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Patches:
Introduced by
a9e7f6544b9cebdae54d29f87a7ba2a83c0471b5
Fixed by
c40f7d74c741a907cfaeb73a7697081881c497d0
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1099.110)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1047.49)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1047.49~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1056.61)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.0.0-1014.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1056.61)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.0.0-1014.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1041.43)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1042.45)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1042.45)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1041.43)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (5.0.0-1011.11~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-60.67~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.0.0-23.24~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-60.67~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (5.0.0-15.16~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1063.70)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1043.43)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (abandoned)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was ignored [abandoned])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):pending (4.15.0-1056.65)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (4.15.0-1056.65)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):pending (4.15.0-1059.68)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (5.0.0-1010.11)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1010.11)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1010.11)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1022.25~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1022.25)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1004.8)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.3.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1126.135)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1044.47)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1006.6)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.0~rc1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1130.138)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1062.69)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1010.10)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
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Updated: 2019-11-20 17:14:13 UTC (commit ffcc0cf0db363681698069d53f19d2dd0daf4873)