CVE-2020-12768

Priority
Description
** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.6.
svm_cpu_uninit in arch/x86/kvm/svm.c has a memory leak, aka
CID-d80b64ff297e. NOTE: third parties dispute this issue because it's a
one-time leak at the boot, the size is negligible, and it can't be
triggered at will.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the KVM implementation in the Linux kernel did not
properly deallocate memory on initialization for some processors. A local
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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):not-affected (4.2.0-16.19)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-16.19)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-62.56)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-40.44)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Patches:
Introduced by
70cd94e60c733e3afc18b0e6aab789c13b5571da
Fixed by
d80b64ff297e40c2b6f7d7abc1b3eba70d22a068
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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):not-affected (4.4.0-1001.10)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):pending (5.3.0-1029.31)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1018.18)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.3.0-1029.31~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (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 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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):not-affected (4.11.0-1009.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):pending (5.3.0-1032.33)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):pending (5.4.0-1020.20)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.3.0-1032.33~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.10.0-1004.4)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1030.32)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1019.19)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.3.0-1030.32~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (4.15.0-1030.32)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.0.0-1043.44)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.3.0-1030.32~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (5.3.0-62.56~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1004.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.2)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1024.26)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1018.18)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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):not-affected (4.15.0-1002.3)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (4.15.0-1035.40)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.0.0-1063.68)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.15.0-1007.9~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.15.0-1007.9)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1028.30)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1019.19)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.3.0-1028.30~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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):pending (5.4.0-1013.13)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1013.19)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.13.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (5.3.0-1028.30)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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 (5.3.0-1028.30~18.04.2)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
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):released (5.4.0-28.32)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):needed
Package
Upstream:released (5.6~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.4.0-1013.15)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (4.4.0-1077.82)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
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Updated: 2020-07-03 01:18:23 UTC (commit 9555bb58440add7918556c988de96c500bb995d4)