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CVE-2014-3153

Published: 5 June 2014

The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification.

From the Ubuntu security team

Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges.

Priority

High

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.15)