Ubuntu

CVE-2012-6539

Reported by John Johansen on 2013-03-18
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
Luis Henriques
Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-ec2 (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
Lucid
Undecided
Unassigned
Precise
Undecided
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Quantal
Undecided
Unassigned
Raring
Undecided
Unassigned
Saucy
Undecided
Unassigned
linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned
linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Lucid
Low
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned
Quantal
Low
Unassigned
Raring
Low
Unassigned
Saucy
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

The dev_ifconf function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

Break-Fix: - 43da5f2e0d0c69ded3d51907d9552310a6b545e8

John Johansen (jjohansen) wrote :

CVE-2012-6539

tags: added: kernel-cve-tracking-bug
information type: Public → Public Security
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
description: updated
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
description: updated
Luis Henriques (henrix) on 2013-03-22
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: nobody → Luis Henriques (henrix)
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed

The verification of this Stable Release Update has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regresssions.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.32-46.107

---------------
linux (2.6.32-46.107) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  [Steve Conklin]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1158939

  [ Ben Hutchings ]

  * SAUCE: signal: Fix use of missing sa_restorer field
    - LP: #1153813
    - CVE-2013-0914

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * ipvs: fix info leak in getsockopt(IP_VS_SO_GET_TIMEOUT)
    - LP: #1156732
    - CVE-2012-6540
  * kernel/signal.c: use __ARCH_HAS_SA_RESTORER instead of SA_RESTORER
    - LP: #1153813
    - CVE-2013-0914

linux (2.6.32-46.106) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  [Steve Conklin]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1158829

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * tmpfs: fix use-after-free of mempolicy object
    - LP: #1143815
    - CVE-2013-1767
  * keys: fix race with concurrent install_user_keyrings()
    - LP: #1152788
    - CVE-2013-1792
  * signal: always clear sa_restorer on execve
    - LP: #1153813
    - CVE-2013-0914
  * Fix ptrace when task is in task_is_stopped(), state
    - LP: #1145234
  * xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_tmpl()
    - LP: #1156716
    - CVE-2012-6537
  * xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_policy()
    - LP: #1156716
    - CVE-2012-6537
  * xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_state()
    - LP: #1156716
    - CVE-2012-6537
  * net: fix info leak in compat dev_ifconf()
    - LP: #1156728
    - CVE-2012-6539
 -- Steve Conklin <email address hidden> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:57:09 -0500

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux-ec2 - 2.6.32-351.63

---------------
linux-ec2 (2.6.32-351.63) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Stefan Bader ]

  * Rebased to Ubuntu-2.6.32-46.107
  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #1159191

  [ Ubuntu: 2.6.32-46.107 ]

  * SAUCE: signal: Fix use of missing sa_restorer field
    - LP: #1153813
    - CVE-2013-0914
  * ipvs: fix info leak in getsockopt(IP_VS_SO_GET_TIMEOUT)
    - LP: #1156732
    - CVE-2012-6540
  * kernel/signal.c: use __ARCH_HAS_SA_RESTORER instead of SA_RESTORER
    - LP: #1153813
    - CVE-2013-0914

  [ Ubuntu: 2.6.32-46.106 ]

  * tmpfs: fix use-after-free of mempolicy object
    - LP: #1143815
    - CVE-2013-1767
  * keys: fix race with concurrent install_user_keyrings()
    - LP: #1152788
    - CVE-2013-1792
  * signal: always clear sa_restorer on execve
    - LP: #1153813
    - CVE-2013-0914
  * Fix ptrace when task is in task_is_stopped(), state
    - LP: #1145234
  * xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_tmpl()
    - LP: #1156716
    - CVE-2012-6537
  * xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_policy()
    - LP: #1156716
    - CVE-2012-6537
  * xfrm_user: fix info leak in copy_to_user_state()
    - LP: #1156716
    - CVE-2012-6537
  * net: fix info leak in compat dev_ifconf()
    - LP: #1156728
    - CVE-2012-6539
 -- Stefan Bader <email address hidden> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:38:06 +0100

Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Raring):
status: Fix Committed → Invalid
no longer affects: linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Oneiric)
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: Fix Committed → Won't Fix
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