CVE-2017-1000255

Bug #1721842 reported by Steve Beattie on 2017-10-06
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Zesty
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Artful
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Bug Description

CRD: 2017-10-09
CVE: CVE-2017-1000255
Affected series: zesty and the corresponding xenial/linux-hwe, Power8
    PPC hardware only, so derived kernels (arm + clouds) are not affected.
Patches: sent by email

CVE References

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2017-10-06
Changed in linux-hwe (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-hwe (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-hwe (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Invalid → Confirmed
Changed in linux-hwe (Ubuntu Artful):
status: New → Invalid
summary: - Placeholder
+ CVE-2017-1000255
description: updated
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2017-10-06
summary: - CVE-2017-1000255
+ [EMBARGOED] CVE-2017-1000255
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :
summary: - [EMBARGOED] CVE-2017-1000255
+ CVE-2017-1000255
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in linux-hwe (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
information type: Private Security → Public Security

This bug is missing log files that will aid in diagnosing the problem. While running an Ubuntu kernel (not a mainline or third-party kernel) please enter the following command in a terminal window:

apport-collect 1721842

and then change the status of the bug to 'Confirmed'.

If, due to the nature of the issue you have encountered, you are unable to run this command, please add a comment stating that fact and change the bug status to 'Confirmed'.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2017-10-11
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

artful still needs to pull in commits 265e60a170d0a0ecfc2d20490134ed2c48dd45ab and 044215d145a7a8a60ffa8fdc859d110a795fa6ea.

This bug was nominated against a series that is no longer supported, ie artful. The bug task representing the artful nomination is being closed as Won't Fix.

This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
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