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CVE-2022-1852

Published: 30 June 2022

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel’s KVM module, which can lead to a denial of service in the x86_emulate_insn in arch/x86/kvm/emulate.c. This flaw occurs while executing an illegal instruction in guest in the Intel CPU.

From the Ubuntu security team

Qiuhao Li, Gaoning Pan, and Yongkang Jia discovered that the KVM hypervisor implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly handle an illegal instruction in a guest, resulting in a null pointer dereference. An attacker in a guest VM could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) in the host OS.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.13.0-16.19)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-9.12)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Not vulnerable
(3.11.0-12.19)
upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-2.16)
Patches:
Introduced by

4aa2691dcbd38ce1c461188799d863398dd2865d

Fixed by fee060cd52d69c114b62d1a2948ea9648b5131f9
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1001.1)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1005.5)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1002.2)
upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1001.10)
linux-aws-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-aws-5.3)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needed

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-aws-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1018.18~18.04.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-aws-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-aws-5.11)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1030.31~16.04.1)
linux-azure
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-azure-5.3)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1006.6)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1023.24~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.11.0-1009.9)
linux-azure-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1082.92)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-azure-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1020.20~18.04.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-azure-5.11)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-azure-5.3)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-azure-fde
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1007.10)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-dell300x
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1005.8)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1079.86)
linux-gcp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-gcp-5.3)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1005.5)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.10.0-1004.4)
linux-gcp-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1071.81)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-gcp-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1019.19~18.04.2)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gcp-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-gcp-5.11)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1033.35)
impish Does not exist

jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(reached end of standard support)
linux-gke-4.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-gke-5.3)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-gke-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gke-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1025.25~18.04.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1008.9)
impish Does not exist

jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-gkeop-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1001.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(replaced by linux-hwe-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.8.0-39.42~16.04.1)
linux-hwe-5.11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-hwe-5.13)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needed

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-37.41~18.04.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-hwe-5.11)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-hwe-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(superseded by linux-hwe)
linux-ibm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1003.4)
impish Does not exist

jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-ibm-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1010.11~18.04.2)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-intel-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-intel-iotg
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-intel-iotg-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needed

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1002.2)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1004.4)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1004.9)
linux-lowlatency
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-lowlatency-hwe-5.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needed

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-13.29~14.04.1)
upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(superseded by linux-hwe)
linux-oem-5.10
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-5.14
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal
Released (5.14.0-1044.49)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-5.17
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy
Released (5.17.0-1013.14)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-5.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oem-osp1
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1007.9)
focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1005.5)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(4.15.0-1007.9~16.04.1)
linux-oracle-5.0
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-oracle-5.3)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-oracle-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1019.19~18.04.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-oracle-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-oracle-5.11)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1007.7)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-raspi-5.4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(5.4.0-1013.13~18.04.1)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.13.0-1005.5)
focal Ignored
(replaced by linux-raspi)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)
linux-raspi2-5.3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Ignored
(superseded by linux-raspi-5.4)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

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

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-riscv-5.8)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needed

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-riscv-5.11
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(was needs-triage now end-of-life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-riscv-5.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Ignored
(superseded by linux-riscv-5.11)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Does not exist

linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(4.4.0-1077.82)
focal Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (5.19~rc1)
xenial Ignored
(end of standard support)