CVE-2019-13272

Priority
Description
In the Linux kernel before 5.1.17, ptrace_link in kernel/ptrace.c
mishandles the recording of the credentials of a process that wants to
create a ptrace relationship, which allows local users to obtain root
access by leveraging certain scenarios with a parent-child process
relationship, where a parent drops privileges and calls execve (potentially
allowing control by an attacker). One contributing factor is an object
lifetime issue (which can also cause a panic). Another contributing factor
is incorrect marking of a ptrace relationship as privileged, which is
exploitable through (for example) Polkit's pkexec helper with
PTRACE_TRACEME. NOTE: SELinux deny_ptrace might be a usable workaround in
some environments.
Ubuntu-Description
Jann Horn discovered that the ptrace implementation in the Linux kernel did
not properly record credentials in some situations. A local attacker could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain
administrative privileges.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.0.0-12.20)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-159.187)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-58.64)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-25.26)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.2.0-8.9)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Patches:
Introduced by
64b875f7ac8a5d60a4e191479299e931ee949b67
Fixed by
6994eefb0053799d2e07cd140df6c2ea106c41ee
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (4.4.0-1090.101)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1047.49)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1014.16)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.3.0-1003.3)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.0.0-1021.24~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.2)
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 (4.15.0-1055.60)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.0.0-1014.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1014.14)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1014.14)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.3.0-1007.8~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1055.60)
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 (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
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 (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1040.42~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1040.42)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1013.13)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1013.13)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.3.0-1008.9~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (4.15.0-1040.42)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.2)
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 (4.15.0-1040.42)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.0.0-1013.13~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-58.64~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.0.0-25.26~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-58.64~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was pending \[5.3.0-19.20~18.04.2\] now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1054.61)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1042.42)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1013.14)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1013.14)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
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 (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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 (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
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 (5.2)
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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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):released (4.15.0-1050.57)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (4.15.0-1050.57)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (4.15.0-1050.57)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
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):pending (5.0.0-1018.20)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):pending (5.0.0-1018.20)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):pending (5.0.0-1018.20)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1021.23~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1021.23)
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 (5.2)
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 (5.0.0-1007.12~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1118.127)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1043.46)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1014.14)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (5.0.0-1014.14)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected
Package
Upstream:released (5.2)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.4.0-1122.128)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1060.66)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):released (5.0.0-1018.19)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
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Updated: 2019-12-06 01:14:42 UTC (commit be3411dae570c7f9feeb8a3a68f54cc16c0d19d7)