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CVE-2018-20169

Published: 17 December 2018

An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 4.19.9. The USB subsystem mishandles size checks during the reading of an extra descriptor, related to __usb_get_extra_descriptor in drivers/usb/core/usb.c.

From the Ubuntu security team

Hui Peng and Mathias Payer discovered that the USB subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly handle size checks when handling an extra USB descriptor. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.8

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-58.64)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(4.19.0-12.13)
precise Ignored
(was needs-triage ESM criteria)
trusty Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-142.168)
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1047.49)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1001.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-1038.41)
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1075.85)
linux-aws-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1047.49~16.04.1)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1014.14~18.04.1)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1001.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1055.60)
linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1014.14~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1055.60)
linux-euclid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage ESM criteria)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1040.42)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1001.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1040.42~16.04.1)
linux-gcp-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1040.42)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(end-of-life)
linux-gke-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1040.42)
disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1011.11~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(end-of-life)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-23.24~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-58.64~16.04.1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-15.16~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-58.64~16.04.1)
linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1042.42)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1001.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1040.46)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Ignored
(was needs-triage ESM criteria)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-142.168~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1050.57)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco
Released (4.15.0-1050.57)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
linux-oracle
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1021.23)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco
Released (5.0.0-1004.8)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1021.23~16.04.1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1043.46)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1004.4)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1103.111)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1060.66)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1010.10)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (4.20~rc6)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1107.112)