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CVE-2013-4587

Published: 14 December 2013

Array index error in the kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.12.5 allows local users to gain privileges via a large id value.

From the Ubuntu security team

Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel's kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by 338c7dbadd2671189cec7faf64c84d01071b3f96
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc4)