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CVE-2019-3701

Published: 3 January 2019

An issue was discovered in can_can_gw_rcv in net/can/gw.c in the Linux kernel through 4.19.13. The CAN frame modification rules allow bitwise logical operations that can be also applied to the can_dlc field. The privileged user "root" with CAP_NET_ADMIN can create a CAN frame modification rule that makes the data length code a higher value than the available CAN frame data size. In combination with a configured checksum calculation where the result is stored relatively to the end of the data (e.g. cgw_csum_xor_rel) the tail of the skb (e.g. frag_list pointer in skb_shared_info) can be rewritten which finally can cause a system crash. Because of a missing check, the CAN drivers may write arbitrary content beyond the data registers in the CAN controller's I/O memory when processing can-gw manipulated outgoing frames.

From the Ubuntu security team

Muyu Yu discovered that the CAN implementation in the Linux kernel in some situations did not properly restrict the field size when processing outgoing frames. A local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could use this to execute arbitrary code.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 4.4

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-60.67)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(4.19.0-12.13)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-13.14)
precise Ignored
(was needs-triage ESM criteria)
trusty Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-145.171)
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)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1004.4)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-1040.43)
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1079.89)
linux-aws-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1021.24~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
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)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1004.4)
precise Does not exist

trusty Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1056.61)
linux-azure-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.3.0-1007.8~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (5.0.0-1014.14~18.04.1)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1056.61)
linux-euclid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage ESM criteria)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1042.45)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1001.1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1004.4)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1041.43)
linux-gcp-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.3.0-1008.9~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1042.45)
cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Ignored
(end-of-life)
linux-gke-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1041.43)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
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

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Ignored
(end-of-life)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
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

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-60.67~16.04.1)
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

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-60.67~16.04.1)
linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1043.43)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1001.1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1004.4)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1043.49)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

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

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [end-of-life])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (4.4.0-144.170~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

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

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Ignored
(abandoned)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [abandoned])
upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1056.65)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Ignored
(was pending \[4.15.0-1056.65\] now end-of-life)
eoan
Released (4.15.0-1059.68)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
linux-oem-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-osp1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1010.11)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1010.11)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1010.11)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1022.25)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco
Released (5.0.0-1004.8)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.3.0-1002.2)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.15.0-1022.25~16.04.1)
linux-oracle-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1007.12~18.04.1)
disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1044.47)
cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1004.4)
eoan Not vulnerable
(5.0.0-1006.6)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1106.114)
linux-raspi2-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.3.0-1017.19~18.04.1)
eoan Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial Does not exist

linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (4.15.0-1062.69)
cosmic Does not exist

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

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.0~rc3)
xenial
Released (4.4.0-1110.115)