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CVE-2014-9904

Published: 27 June 2016

The snd_compress_check_input function in sound/core/compress_offload.c in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.17 does not properly check for an integer overflow, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (insufficient memory allocation) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted SNDRV_COMPRESS_SET_PARAMS ioctl call.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that the compression handling code in the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly check for an integer overflow. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty
Released (3.13.0-101.148)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Not vulnerable
(3.19.0-15.15)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-16.19)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-21.37)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1002.2)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1001.10)
yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

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

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1003.3)
yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1)
yakkety Does not exist

linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(abandoned)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(abandoned)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(abandoned)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(end-of-life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(end-of-life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(end-of-life)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (3.13.0-101.148~precise1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [3.19.0-18.18~14.04.1])
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety 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 (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety 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 (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

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

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)
upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Not vulnerable

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored
(abandoned)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-1008.12)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.2.0-1013.19)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1009.10)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1012.12)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1012.12)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.17~rc1)
wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

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

References

Bugs