CVE-2020-25641

Priority
Description
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of biovecs in
versions before 5.9-rc7. A zero-length biovec request issued by the block
subsystem could cause the kernel to enter an infinite loop, causing a
denial of service. This flaw allows a local attacker with basic privileges
to issue requests to a block device, resulting in a denial of service. The
highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the block layer subsystem in the Linux kernel did
not properly handle zero-length requests. A local attacker could use this
to cause a denial of service.
Notes
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (5.9~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):pending
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-49.53)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-19.20)
Patches:
Break-fix:1bdc76aea1159a750846c2fc98e404403eb7d51c
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1026.26)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-1006.6)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 (5.4.0-1026.26~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1029.29)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-1005.5)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 (5.4.0-1029.29~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1026.26)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-1003.3)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 (5.4.0-1026.26~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 (5.4.0-49.53~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1025.25)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-1002.2)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):needed
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~rc4)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1026.26)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-1002.2)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 (5.4.0-1026.26~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):released (5.4.0-1020.22)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):pending (5.8.0-1003.6)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 (5.4.0-1020.22~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):ignored (was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):pending (5.4.0-35.39)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):not-affected (5.8.0-3.3)
Package
Upstream:released (5.9~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):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa):DNE
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla):DNE
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Updated: 2020-10-15 02:20:15 UTC (commit c422c0bce0600d2a0b7af63177d967cd3f564a78)