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CVE-2010-2243

Published: 7 November 2019

A vulnerability exists in kernel/time/clocksource.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 where on non-GENERIC_TIME systems (GENERIC_TIME=n), accessing /sys/devices/system/clocksource/clocksource0/current_clocksource results in an OOPS.

Notes

AuthorNote
apw
this is is fixed by the commit below:
ad6759fbf35d104dbf573cd6f4c6784ad6823f7e
CONFIG_GENERIC_TIME must be disabled to trigger the issue too and
this option was removed moving =y everywhere in the commit below:
592913ecb87a9e06f98ddb55b298f1a66bf94c6b
the option already existed in v2.6.24.
confirmed configuration was always on for hardy, lucid and maverick
Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Not vulnerable

lucid Not vulnerable
(2.6.32-20.29)
maverick Ignored
(was pending [2.6.35-1.1] now end-of-life)
natty Not vulnerable
(2.6.37-2.9)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(2.6.39-0.0)
precise Not vulnerable
(3.1.0-1.1)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.1.0-1.0)
raring Not vulnerable
(3.1.0-1.0)
upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
Patches:
Introduced by

1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2

Fixed by ad6759fbf35d104dbf573cd6f4c6784ad6823f7e
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(3.2.0-1600.1)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.2.0-1602.5)
raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable
(2.6.32-305.9)
maverick Ignored
(binary supplied by "linux" now)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable

maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1.27~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-5.6~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
maverick Ignored
(was pending [2.6.32-409.25] now end-of-life)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick Ignored
(was pending [2.6.35-903.8] now end-of-life)
natty Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1201.2)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1309.13)
precise Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1401.2)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1401.2)
raring Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1401.2)
upstream
Released (2.6.34~rc2)