CVE-2018-9516 (retired)

Priority
Description
In hid_debug_events_read of drivers/hid/hid-debug.c, there is a possible
out of bounds write due to a missing bounds check. This could lead to local
escalation of privilege with System execution privileges needed. User
interaction is not needed for exploitation. Product: Android Versions:
Android kernel Android ID: A-71361580.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the debug interface for the Linux kernel's HID
subsystem did not properly perform bounds checking in some situations. An
attacker with access to debugfs could use this to cause a denial of service
or possibly gain additional privileges.
Notes
 tyhicks> HID debug events are exposed via debugfs which is only accessible by
  the root user in Ubuntu
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-134.160)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-44.47)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-10.11)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-13.14)
Patches:
Introduced by cd667ce24796700e1a0e6e7528efc61c96ff832eFixed by 717adfdaf14704fd3ec7fa2c04520c0723247eac
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-1028.31)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1066.76)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1032.34)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1002.3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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 (4.18.0-1004.5~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):not-affected
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 (5.0.0-15.16~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1032.38)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1029.29)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1003.3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-1004.4)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (4.4.0-134.160~14.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
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):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):ignored (was needed now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1033.38)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1033.38)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (4.15.0-1035.40)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.15.0-1008.10)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (4.15.0-1011.13)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1095.103)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1031.33)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (4.18.0-1005.7)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-1006.6)
Package
Upstream:released (4.18~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1099.104)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1053.57)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (5.0.0-1010.10)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (5.0.0-1010.10)
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Updated: 2019-08-23 09:38:00 UTC (commit 436fd4ed4cf0038ddd382cb8649607ace163dda7)