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CVE-2014-3645

Published: 10 November 2014

arch/x86/kvm/vmx.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.12 does not have an exit handler for the INVEPT instruction, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) via a crafted application. A local unprivileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the guest.

From the Ubuntu Security Team

A flaw was discovered with invept instruction support when using nested EPT in the KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine). An unprivileged guest user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) on the guest.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.04 preview kernels
linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support
linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support

Priority

High

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise
Released (3.2.0-72.107)
trusty Not vulnerable
(3.12.0-1.3)
utopic Not vulnerable
(3.13.0-24.46)
vivid Not vulnerable
(3.16.0-23.31)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.19.0-15.15)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-16.19)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-21.37)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-22.24)
Patches:
Introduced by

6aa8b732ca01c3d7a54e93f4d701b8aabbe60fb7

Fixed by bfd0a56b90005f8c8a004baf407ad90045c2b11e
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise
Released (3.2.0-1641.59)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1002.2)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1001.10)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
zesty Does not exist

lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1003.3)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life, was pending)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of life, was pending)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable
(3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.16.0-25.33~14.04.2])
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.19.0-18.18~14.04.1])
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [4.2.0-18.22~14.04.1])
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Does not exist

linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Ignored
(end of life)
vivid Ignored
(end of life)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
vivid Does not exist

wily Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-1008.12)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-1013.19)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1009.10)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-1013.15)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1012.12)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1012.12)
zesty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1029.32)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
lucid Does not exist

precise
Released (3.2.0-1456.76)
trusty Does not exist

utopic Does not exist

vivid Does not exist

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist