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CVE-2018-18386

Published: 17 October 2018

drivers/tty/n_tty.c in the Linux kernel before 4.14.11 allows local attackers (who are able to access pseudo terminals) to hang/block further usage of any pseudo terminal devices due to an EXTPROC versus ICANON confusion in TIOCINQ.

From the Ubuntu security team

Tetsuo Handa discovered a logic error in the TTY subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local attacker with access to pseudo terminal devices could use this to cause a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 3.3

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-10.11)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-20.21)
precise Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
trusty
Released (3.13.0-164.214)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-119.143)
Patches:
Introduced by

26df6d13406d1a53b0bda08bd712f1924affd7cd

Fixed by 966031f340185eddd05affcf72b740549f056348
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1001.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1007.7)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-1016.16)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1054.63)
linux-aws-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1030.31~16.04.1)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1009.9)
precise Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1023.24~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1013.13~16.04.2)
linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1013.13~16.04.2)
linux-euclid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1001.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1006.6)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1014.14~16.04.1)
linux-gcp-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.18.0-1004.5~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(end-of-life)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(end-of-life)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.18.0-13.14~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-24.26~16.04.1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.18.0-12.13~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-24.26~16.04.1)
linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1008.8)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1020.25)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise
Released (3.13.0-164.214~precise1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [out of standard support])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-119.143~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.3)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1004.5)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
linux-oracle
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1007.9)
cosmic Not vulnerable

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1007.9~16.04.1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1006.7)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1010.11)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1086.94)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

cosmic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.15~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1088.93)