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CVE-2012-2121

Published: 17 May 2012

The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.3.4 does not properly manage the relationships between memory slots and the iommu, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory leak and host OS crash) by leveraging administrative access to the guest OS to conduct hotunplug and hotplug operations on devices.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's KVM (kernel virtual machine). An administrative user in the guest OS could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service in the host OS.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(was deferred now end-of-life)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-54.116)
natty
Released (2.6.38-15.60)
oneiric
Released (3.0.0-21.35)
precise
Released (3.2.0-25.40)
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-1.1)
raring Not vulnerable
(3.7.0-0.5)
saucy Not vulnerable
(3.9.0-0.2)
trusty Not vulnerable
(3.11.0-12.19)
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Not vulnerable
(3.13.0-24.46)
vivid Not vulnerable
(3.16.0-23.31)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.19.0-15.15)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-16.19)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-21.37)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-22.24)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.kernel.org/?p=virt/kvm/kvm.git;a=commit;h=32f6daad4651a748a58a3ab6da0611862175722f
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist
(precise was released [3.2.0-1605.8])
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.2.0-1604.7)
raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1002.2)
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1001.10)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.32-359.72)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

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 (3.4~rc4)
utopic Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-3.10)
vivid Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-3.15)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-4.18)
xenial Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-5.22)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-3.15)
zesty Does not exist

linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

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

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1003.3)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

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 [3.4.0-1.9])
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-3.14)
vivid Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-4.23)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-4.24)
xenial Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-4.27)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-4.27)
zesty Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-4.27)
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 ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

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

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.38-15.60~lucid1)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid
Released (3.0.0-21.35~lucid1)
natty Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist
(precise was not-affected [3.5.0-18.29~precise1])
quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist
(precise was not-affected [3.8.0-19.30~precise1])
quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist
(precise was not-affected [3.11.0-13.20~precise2])
quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.16.0-25.33~14.04.2])
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.19.0-18.18~14.04.1])
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [4.2.0-18.22~14.04.1])
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

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 ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

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 (3.4~rc4)
utopic Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-5.28)
vivid Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-5.34)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-6.37)
xenial Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-7.40)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-5.34)
zesty Does not exist

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 (3.4~rc4)
utopic Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-6.25)
vivid Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-6.29)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-7.32)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

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

oneiric Does not exist

precise Does not exist

quantal Does not exist

raring Does not exist

saucy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
vivid Does not exist

wily Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-1008.12)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-1013.19)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1009.10)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-1013.15)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
wily Does not exist

xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1012.12)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1012.12)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1029.32)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

natty
Released (2.6.38-1209.26)
oneiric
Released (3.0.0-1211.23)
precise Does not exist
(precise was released [3.2.0-1414.19])
quantal Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-201.3)
raring Not vulnerable
(3.4.0-201.3)
saucy Not vulnerable
(3.5.0-223.34)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.4~rc4)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist