CVE-2017-12146

Published: 08 September 2017

The driver_override implementation in drivers/base/platform.c in the Linux kernel before 4.12.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a race condition between a read operation and a store operation that involve different overrides.

From the Ubuntu security team

Yonggang Guo discovered that a race condition existed in the driver subsystem in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to possibly gain administrative privileges.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.0

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4.13.0-16.19)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-93.116)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable

Patches:
Introduced by 3d713e0e382e6fcfb4bba1501645b66c129ad60b
Fixed by 6265539776a0810b7ce6398c27866ddb9c6bd154
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1032.41)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1002.2)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(4.11.0-1009.9)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1023.24~14.04.1)
linux-euclid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.13.0-1002.5)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1028.28)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.10.0-42.46~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.10.0-42.46~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1007.12)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [was needs-triage now end-of-life])
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.4.0-93.116~14.04.1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(abandoned)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(4.13.0-1008.9)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4.13.0-1005.5)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1071.79)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1077.82)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1073.78)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.13~rc1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist