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CVE-2014-9529

Published: 09 January 2015

Race condition in the key_gc_unused_keys function in security/keys/gc.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via keyctl commands that trigger access to a key structure member during garbage collection of a key.

From the Ubuntu security team

A race condition was discovered in the Linux kernel's key ring. A local user could cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified impact via the keyctl commands.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by a3a8784454692dd72e5d5d34dcdab17b4420e74c
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.19~rc4)