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CVE-2016-5728

Published: 27 June 2016

Race condition in the vop_ioctl function in drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_vringh.c in the MIC VOP driver in the Linux kernel before 4.6.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by changing a certain header, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

From the Ubuntu security team

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the MIC VOP driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.3

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by f69bcbf3b4c4b333dcd7a48eaf868bf0c88edab5
Fixed by 9bf292bfca94694a721449e3fd752493856710f6
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.7~rc1)