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CVE-2011-1577

Published: 3 May 2011

Heap-based buffer overflow in the is_gpt_valid function in fs/partitions/efi.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.38 and earlier allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted size of the EFI GUID partition-table header on removable media.

From the Ubuntu security team

Timo Warns discovered that the GUID partition parsing routines did not correctly validate certain structures. A local attacker with physical access could plug in a specially crafted block device to crash the system, leading to a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy
Released (2.6.24-29.91)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-34.77)
maverick
Released (2.6.35-30.55)
natty
Released (2.6.38-11.47)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(3.0-0.1)
precise Not vulnerable
(3.1.0-1.1)
quantal Not vulnerable

saucy Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable
(3.11.0-12.19)
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.32-318.38)
maverick Ignored
(binary supplied by "linux" now)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-1.3])
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.31-610.27)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Ignored

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-1.7])
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Ignored

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.1.10-8.28])
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.35-30.55~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.38-11.49~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
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

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Ignored

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.0.0-3.18])
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Ignored

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-3.21])
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Ignored

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.4.0-4.19])
upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.32-218.35)
maverick
Released (2.6.32-418.35)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored

hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick
Released (2.6.35-903.23)
natty
Released (2.6.38-1209.15)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1204.9)
precise Not vulnerable
(3.0.0-1401.2)
quantal Not vulnerable

saucy Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0~rc1)