CVE-2014-2673

Published: 01 April 2014

The arch_dup_task_struct function in the Transactional Memory (TM) implementation in arch/powerpc/kernel/process.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 on the powerpc platform does not properly interact with the clone and fork system calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (Program Check and system crash) via certain instructions that are executed with the processor in the Transactional state.

From the Ubuntu security team

Adhemerval Zanella Neto discovered a flaw the in the Transactional Memory (TM) implementation for powerpc based machine. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
Patches:
Introduced by fb09692e71f13af7298eb603a1975850b1c7a8d8
Fixed by 621b5060e823301d0cba4cb52a7ee3491922d291
linux-2.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.14~rc6)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.14~rc6)