CVE-2014-0049

Published: 11 March 2014

Buffer overflow in the complete_emulated_mmio function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.6 allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS by leveraging a loop that triggers an invalid memory copy affecting certain cancel_work_item data.

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was discovered in the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem of the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host OS.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
Patches:
Introduced by f78146b0f9230765c6315b2e14f56112513389ad
Fixed by a08d3b3b99efd509133946056531cdf8f3a0c09b
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc5)