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CVE-2014-9892

Published: 06 August 2016

The snd_compr_tstamp function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the Linux kernel through 4.7, as used in Android before 2016-08-05 on Nexus 5 and 7 (2013) devices, does not properly initialize a timestamp data structure, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted application, aka Android internal bug 28770164 and Qualcomm internal bug CR568717.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by b21c60a4edd22e26fbebe7dd7078349a8cfa7273
Fixed by 17ac8e5c6d3478dcfeb75ed5716ca7e5cee612f0
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc1)

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are
not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels
linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support
linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support
tyhicks
Fix doesn't appear to have been sent upstream

References