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CVE-2016-2117

Published: 02 May 2016

The atl2_probe function in drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/atlx/atl2.c in the Linux kernel through 4.5.2 incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading packet data.

From the Ubuntu security team

Justin Yackoski discovered that the Atheros L2 Ethernet Driver in the Linux kernel incorrectly enables scatter/gather I/O. A remote attacker could use this to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory.

Priority

High

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
Patches:
Introduced by ec5f061564238892005257c83565a0b58ec79295
Fixed by f43bfaeddc79effbf3d0fcb53ca477cca66f3db8
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.6~rc5)