CVE-2018-6559

Priority
Description
The Linux kernel, as used in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10, allows
local users to obtain names of files in which they would not normally be
able to access via an overlayfs mount inside of a user namespace.
Ubuntu-Description
Philipp Wendler discovered that the overlayfs implementation in the Linux
kernel did not properly verify the directory contents permissions from
within a unprivileged user namespace. A local attacker could use this to
expose sensitive information (protected file names).
Notes
 tyhicks> This CVE is specific to Ubuntu since Ubuntu allows overlayfs mounts
  inside of user namespaces
 tyhicks> This flaw was previously discovered and fixed as part of
  CVE-2015-1328. The fix for CVE-2015-1328 was incorrectly dropped from the
  Ubuntu kernel during a merge with related changes in the upstream Linux
  kernel. CVE-2018-6559 represents the portion of CVE-2015-1328 that was
  incorrectly reintroduced into the Ubuntu kernel.
Assigned-to
tyhicks
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:not-affected (Ubuntu specific)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.0.0-12.20)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-42.45)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-12.13)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (4.19.0-8.9)
Patches:
Introduced by local-2018-6559-breakFixed by local-2015-1328-fix|local-2018-6559-fix
Package
Upstream:released (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1001.10)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1029.30)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):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 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):released (4.15.0-1035.36~14.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1035.36~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1035.36)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1006.6)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (4.18.0-1006.6)
Package
Upstream:released (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1025.26~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1025.26)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-42.45~16.04.1)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-42.45~16.04.1)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1004.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1027.27)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (2.6.12~rc2)
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 (4.15.0-1028.33)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.15.0-1028.33)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1028.33)
Package
Upstream:released (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1013.19)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1029.31)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):released (4.18.0-1007.9)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (4.18.0-1007.9)
Package
Upstream:released (2.6.12~rc2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1012.12)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
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Updated: 2018-12-10 20:15:21 UTC (commit 3778576e82a9159cbf405de6282e964e3d62fffa)