CVE-2020-10690

Priority
Description
There is a use-after-free in kernel versions before 5.5 due to a race
condition between the release of ptp_clock and cdev while resource
deallocation. When a (high privileged) process allocates a ptp device file
(like /dev/ptpX) and voluntarily goes to sleep. During this time if the
underlying device is removed, it can cause an exploitable condition as the
process wakes up to terminate and clean all attached files. The system
crashes due to the cdev structure being invalid (as already freed) which is
pointed to by the inode.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that a race condition existed in the Precision
Time Protocol (PTP) implementation in the Linux kernel, leading to
a use-after-free vulnerability. A local attacker could possibly use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-185.215)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-88.88)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-40.32)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-18.22)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-26.30)
Patches:
Introduced by
d94ba80ebbea17f036cecb104398fbcd788aa742
Fixed by
a33121e5487b424339636b25c35d3a180eaa5f5e
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1110.121)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1060.62)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1011.12)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-1009.9)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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 (5.3.0-1016.17~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1060.62~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1071.76)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1013.14)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-1006.6)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-1010.10)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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 (4.15.0-1082.92)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (5.3.0-1013.14~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1055.59)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1012.13)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-1009.9)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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 (4.15.0-1071.81)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (5.3.0-1012.13~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (4.15.0-1052.55)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (5.0.0-1030.31)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (5.3.0-1012.13~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-88.88~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.3.0-40.32~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
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):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1076.83)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1053.53)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1010.11)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-1009.9)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):ignored (was needs-triage ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
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 (4.15.0-1073.83)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):pending (4.15.0-1076.86)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.6.0-1007.7)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.6.0-1007.7)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (5.0.0-1039.44)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):pending (5.0.0-1043.48)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (4.15.0-1033.36~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1033.36)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1009.10)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-1009.9)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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 (5.3.0-1011.12~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-1007.7)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-1008.8)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1135.144)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1055.59)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1018.20)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):released (5.3.0-1018.20~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~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):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):not-affected (5.4.0-24.28)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.4.0-24.28)
Package
Upstream:released (5.5~rc5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):pending (4.4.0-1139.147)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (4.15.0-1072.79)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
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Updated: 2020-06-22 20:18:59 UTC (commit 1b8d9aabd92f72b642424bf56780022749e4d731)