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CVE-2013-0217

Published: 17 February 2013

Memory leak in drivers/net/xen-netback/netback.c in the Xen netback functionality in the Linux kernel before 3.7.8 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by triggering certain error conditions.

From the Ubuntu security team

A memory leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's Xen netback (network backend) driver. A user in a guest OS could trigger this flaw to cause a denial of service on the system.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
Patches:
Other: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/att-234/xsa39-pvops-0002-xen-netback-don-t-leak-pages-on-failure-in-xen_netbk.patch
Other: http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/att-234/xsa39-pvops-0003-xen-netback-free-already-allocated-memory-on-failure.patch
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by 7d5145d8eb2b9791533ffe4dc003b129b9696c48
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by 4cc7c1cb7b11b6f3515bd9075527576a1eecc4aa
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.8~rc7)