CVE-2018-6554

Priority
Description
Memory leak in the irda_bind function in net/irda/af_irda.c and later in
drivers/staging/irda/net/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 4.17 allows
local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by repeatedly
binding an AF_IRDA socket.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that a memory leak existed in the IRDA subsystem of the
Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(kernel memory exhaustion).
Notes
 tyhicks> The irda subsystem was removed in 4.17
Assigned-to
tyhicks
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.17~rc3)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (3.13.0-160.210)
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 (4.17.0-6.7)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-10.11)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2Fixed by local-2018-6554-1|edf5c17d866eada03b8750368a12dc3def77d608
Package
Upstream:released (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.18.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.17~rc3)
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 (4.18.0-1004.6)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.7)
Package
Upstream:released (4.17~rc3)
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)