CVE-2015-5706

Published: 03 August 2015

Use-after-free vulnerability in the path_openat function in fs/namei.c in the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x before 4.0.4 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via O_TMPFILE filesystem operations that leverage a duplicate cleanup operation.

From the Ubuntu security team

A double free flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's path lookup. A local user could cause a denial of service (Oops).

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
Patches:
Introduced by 60545d0d4610b02e55f65d141c95b18ccf855b6e
Fixed by f15133df088ecadd141ea1907f2c96df67c729f0
linux-2.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.1~rc3)