CVE-2020-12826

Published: 12 May 2020

A signal access-control issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.6.5, aka CID-7395ea4e65c2. Because exec_id in include/linux/sched.h is only 32 bits, an integer overflow can interfere with a do_notify_parent protection mechanism. A child process can send an arbitrary signal to a parent process in a different security domain. Exploitation limitations include the amount of elapsed time before an integer overflow occurs, and the lack of scenarios where signals to a parent process present a substantial operational threat.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that the exit signaling implementation in the Linux kernel contained an integer overflow. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (arbitrary application crash).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.3

Status

Package Release Status
linux-hwe-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(5.8.0-23.24~20.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gke-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1025.25~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gkeop-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1001.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-1011.11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1067.71)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1109.120)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.4.0-1073.77)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-1012.12)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.15.0-1083.93~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.15.0-1083.93~14.04.1)
linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-1011.11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.15.0-1071.81~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-1011.11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1060.61)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1075.82)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oem-5.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.6.0-1010.10)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oracle
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-1011.11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1039.43)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.15.0-1039.43~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-raspi
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-1011.11)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1062.66)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1134.143)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-riscv
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-26.30)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-53.47~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.15.0-101.102~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-dell300x
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1005.8)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oem-5.10
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(5.10.0-1008.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gkeop
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1008.9)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (5.4.0-31.35)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-101.102)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-184.214)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Ignored
(was needed ESM criteria)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by d1e7fd6462ca9fc76650fbe6ca800e35b24267da
linux-azure-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1020.20~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-hwe-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-37.41~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-raspi-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1013.13~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.4.0-184.214~14.04.1)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1081.91)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oem-osp1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.0.0-1052.57)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-aws-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-aws-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.15.0-1067.71~16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-azure-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-1022.23~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-1020.22~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gcp-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gke-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1059.62)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gke-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.0.0-1037.38)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1079.86)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.4.0-1138.146)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-raspi2-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-1026.28~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gke-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-1020.22~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-1018.20~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-aws-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (5.3.0-1019.21~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-azure-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.15.0-1083.93)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gcp-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1071.81)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1019.19~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1019.19~18.04.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

linux-aws-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (5.7~rc1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1018.18~18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist