CVE-2010-3698

Bug #707000 reported by Stefan Bader on 2011-01-24
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Dapper
Medium
Unassigned
Hardy
Medium
Stefan Bader
Karmic
Medium
Stefan Bader
Lucid
Medium
Unassigned
Maverick
Medium
Stefan Bader
Natty
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

The KVM implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36 does not properly
reload the FS and GS segment registers, which allows host OS users to cause
a denial of service (host OS crash) via a KVM_RUN ioctl call in conjunction
with a modified Local Descriptor Table (LDT).

Stefan Bader (smb) on 2011-01-24
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Stefan Bader (stefan-bader-canonical)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
assignee: nobody → Stefan Bader (stefan-bader-canonical)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
assignee: nobody → Stefan Bader (stefan-bader-canonical)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Maverick):
assignee: nobody → Stefan Bader (stefan-bader-canonical)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
assignee: Stefan Bader (stefan-bader-canonical) → nobody
security vulnerability: no → yes
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2011-01-25
tags: added: kernel-cve-tracker
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

No KVM in Dapper, so not affected.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Dapper):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Invalid
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :

Already released in Lucid as part of a upstream stable update.

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Released
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :
Stefan Bader (smb) wrote :
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Maverick):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed

Accepted linux into lucid-proposed, the package will build now and be available in a few hours. Please test and give feedback here. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to enable and use -proposed. Thank you in advance!

Brad Figg (brad-figg) wrote :

This is a CVE fix, there is no test case.

tags: added: verification-done
Brad Figg (brad-figg) on 2011-02-05
tags: added: verification-done-maverick
removed: verification-done
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.24-28.86

---------------
linux (2.6.24-28.86) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #716166

  [Tim Gardner]

  * xen unified block-device I/O interface back end can orphan devices,
    CVE-2010-3699
    - LP: #708019
    - CVE-2010-3699

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * Hardy SRU: thinkpad-acpi: lock down video output state access,
    CVE-2010-3448
    - LP: #706999
    - CVE-2010-3448
  * net: Limit socket I/O iovec total length to INT_MAX., CVE-2010-3859
    - LP: #711855, #708839
    - CVE-2010-4160
  * net: Truncate recvfrom and sendto length to INT_MAX., CVE-2010-3859
    - LP: #711855, #708839
    - CVE-2010-4160
  * net: ax25: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3875
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3875
  * net: ax25: fix information leak to userland harder, CVE-2010-3875
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3875
  * memory corruption in X.25 facilities parsing, CVE-2010-3873
    - LP: #709372
    - CVE-2010-3873
  * net: packet: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3876
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3876
  * net: tipc: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3877
    - LP: #711291
    - CVE-2010-3877
  * KVM: VMX: fix vmx null pointer dereference on debug register access,
    CVE-2010-0435
    - LP: #712615
    - CVE-2010-0435
  * gdth: integer overflow in ioctl, CVE-2010-4157
    - LP: #711797
    - CVE-2010-4157
  * posix-cpu-timers: workaround to suppress the problems with mt exec,
    CVE-2010-4248
    - LP: #712609
    - CVE-2010-4248
  * ALSA: sound/pci/rme9652: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081
    - LP: #712723, #712737
    - CVE-2010-4081
  * sys_semctl: fix kernel stack leakage, CVE-2010-4083
    - LP: #712749
    - CVE-2010-4083
  * inet_diag: Make sure we actually run the same bytecode we audited,
    CVE-2010-3880
    - LP: #711865
    - CVE-2010-3880

linux (2.6.24-28.85) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * Tracking Bug
    - LP: #708315

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * ata_piix: IDE mode SATA patch for Intel ICH10 DeviceID's
    - LP: #693401
  * USB: serial/mos*: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4074
    - LP: #706149
    - CVE-2010-4074
  * KVM: Fix fs/gs reload oops with invalid ldt
    - LP: #707000
    - CVE-2010-3698
  * drivers/video/sis/sis_main.c: prevent reading uninitialized stack
    memory, CVE-2010-4078
    - LP: #707579
    - CVE-2010-4078
  * V4L/DVB: ivtvfb: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4079
    - LP: #707649
    - CVE-2010-4079

linux (2.6.24-28.84) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Steve Conklin ]

  * Tracking Bug
    - LP: #698185

linux (2.6.24-28.83) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Steve Conklin ]
  * tracking bug moved from here to latest entry

linux (2.6.24-28.82) hardy-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Leann Ogasawara ]

  * Revert "SAUCE: AF_ECONET saddr->cookie prevent NULL pointer
    dereference"
  * Revert "SAUCE: AF_ECONET SIOCSIFADDR ioctl does not check privileges"
  * Revert "SAUCE: AF_ECONET prevent kernel stack overflow"

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * xfs: validate untrust...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.31-22.73

---------------
linux (2.6.31-22.73) karmic-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Steve Conklin ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #716648

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * copied ABI directory
  * net: Limit socket I/O iovec total length to INT_MAX., CVE-2010-3859
    - LP: #708839, #711855
    - CVE-2010-4160
  * net: Truncate recvfrom and sendto length to INT_MAX., CVE-2010-3859
    - LP: #708839, #711855
    - CVE-2010-4160
  * net: fix rds_iovec page count overflow, CVE-2010-3865
    - LP: #709153
    - CVE-2010-3865
  * net: ax25: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3875
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3875
  * net: ax25: fix information leak to userland harder, CVE-2010-3875
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3875
  * can-bcm: fix minor heap overflow
    - LP: #710680
    - CVE-2010-3874
  * memory corruption in X.25 facilities parsing, CVE-2010-3873
    - LP: #709372
    - CVE-2010-3873
  * net: packet: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3876
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3876
  * net: tipc: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3877
    - LP: #711291
    - CVE-2010-3877
  * KVM: VMX: fix vmx null pointer dereference on debug register access,
    CVE-2010-0435
    - LP: #712615
    - CVE-2010-0435
  * gdth: integer overflow in ioctl, CVE-2010-4157
    - LP: #711797
    - CVE-2010-4157
  * posix-cpu-timers: workaround to suppress the problems with mt exec,
    CVE-2010-4248
    - LP: #712609
    - CVE-2010-4248
  * ALSA: sound/pci/rme9652: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4080, CVE-2010-4081
    - LP: #712723, #712737
    - CVE-2010-4081
  * drivers/video/via/ioctl.c: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4082
    - LP: #712744
    - CVE-2010-4082
  * sys_semctl: fix kernel stack leakage, CVE-2010-4083
    - LP: #712749
    - CVE-2010-4083
  * inet_diag: Make sure we actually run the same bytecode we audited,
    CVE-2010-3880
    - LP: #711865
    - CVE-2010-3880

linux (2.6.31-22.72) karmic-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * Tracking Bug
    - LP: #708860

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Karmic SRU: thinkpad-acpi: lock down video output state access, CVE-2010-3448
    - LP: #706999
    - CVE-2010-3448
  * USB: serial/mos*: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4074
    - LP: #706149
    - CVE-2010-4074
  * KVM: Fix fs/gs reload oops with invalid ldt
    - LP: #707000
    - CVE-2010-3698
  * drivers/video/sis/sis_main.c: prevent reading uninitialized stack
    memory, CVE-2010-4078
    - LP: #707579
    - CVE-2010-4078
  * V4L/DVB: ivtvfb: prevent reading uninitialized stack memory,
    CVE-2010-4079
    - LP: #707649
    - CVE-2010-4079

linux (2.6.31-22.71) karmic-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  - LP: #698214

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * ipc: initialize structure memory to zero for compat functions
  * tcp: Increase TCP_MAXSEG socket option minimum.
    - CVE-2010-4165
  * perf_events: Fix perf_counter_mmap() hook in mprotect()
    - CVE-2010-4169
  * af_unix: limit unix_tot_inflight
    - CVE-2010-4249
 -- Steve Conklin <email address hidden> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:49:49...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Karmic):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 2.6.35-27.48

---------------
linux (2.6.35-27.48) maverick-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Steve Conklin ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #723335

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * thinkpad-acpi: avoid keymap pitfall
    - LP: #722747

linux (2.6.35-27.47) maverick-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Brad Figg ]

  * Release Tracking Bug
    - LP: #716532

  [ Upstream Kernel Changes ]

  * Revert "USB: gadget: Allow function access to device ID data during
    bind()"
    - LP: #714732
  * net: fix rds_iovec page count overflow, CVE-2010-3865
    - LP: #709153
    - CVE-2010-3865
  * Input: fix typo in keycode validation supporting large scancodes
    - LP: #658198
  * net: ax25: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3875
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3875
  * net: ax25: fix information leak to userland harder, CVE-2010-3875
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3875
  * net: packet: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3876
    - LP: #710714
    - CVE-2010-3876
  * net: tipc: fix information leak to userland, CVE-2010-3877
    - LP: #711291
    - CVE-2010-3877
  * posix-cpu-timers: workaround to suppress the problems with mt exec,
    CVE-2010-4248
    - LP: #712609
    - CVE-2010-4248
  * sys_semctl: fix kernel stack leakage, CVE-2010-4083
    - LP: #712749
    - CVE-2010-4083
  * thinkpad-acpi: lock down size of hotkey keymap
    - LP: #712174
  * thinkpad-acpi: add support for model-specific keymaps
    - LP: #712174
  * thinkpad-acpi: Add KEY_CAMERA (Fn-F6) for Lenovo keyboards
    - LP: #712174
  * x86, hotplug: Use mwait to offline a processor, fix the legacy case
    - LP: #714732
  * fuse: verify ioctl retries
    - LP: #714732
  * fuse: fix ioctl when server is 32bit
    - LP: #714732
  * ALSA: hda: Use position_fix=1 for Acer Aspire 5538 to enable capture on
    internal mic
    - LP: #685161, #714732
  * ALSA: hda: Use model=lg quirk for LG P1 Express to enable playback and
    capture
    - LP: #595482, #714732
  * drm/radeon/kms: don't apply 7xx HDP flush workaround on AGP
    - LP: #714732
  * drm/kms: remove spaces from connector names (v2)
    - LP: #714732
  * drm/radeon/kms: fix vram base calculation on rs780/rs880
    - LP: #714732
  * nohz: Fix printk_needs_cpu() return value on offline cpus
    - LP: #714732
  * nohz: Fix get_next_timer_interrupt() vs cpu hotplug
    - LP: #714732
  * nfsd: Fix possible BUG_ON firing in set_change_info
    - LP: #714732
  * NFS: Fix fcntl F_GETLK not reporting some conflicts
    - LP: #714732
  * sunrpc: prevent use-after-free on clearing XPT_BUSY
    - LP: #714732
  * hwmon: (adm1026) Allow 1 as a valid divider value
    - LP: #714732
  * hwmon: (adm1026) Fix setting fan_div
    - LP: #714732
  * EDAC: Fix workqueue-related crashes
    - LP: #714732
  * amd64_edac: Fix interleaving check
    - LP: #714732
  * ASoC: Fix swap of left and right channels for WM8993/4 speaker boost
    gain
    - LP: #714732
  * ASoC: Fix off by one error in WM8994 EQ register bank size
    - LP: #714732
  * ASoC: WM8580: Fix R8 initial value
    - LP: #714732
  * ASoC: fix deemphasis control in wm8904/55/60 codecs
    - LP: #714732
  * bootmem: Add alloc_bootmem_...

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Maverick):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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