CVE-2015-8844

Bug #1571013 reported by Steve Beattie on 2016-04-15
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linux (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-flo (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-goldfish (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
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Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
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Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
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Xenial
Medium
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Yakkety
Medium
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linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
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Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
Unassigned
Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-mako (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
Unassigned
Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-manta (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Precise
Medium
Unassigned
Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Precise
Medium
Unassigned
Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Precise
Medium
Unassigned
Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned
linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Precise
Medium
Unassigned
Trusty
Medium
Unassigned
Vivid
Undecided
Unassigned
Wily
Medium
Unassigned
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned
Yakkety
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

The signal implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.3.5 on powerpc platforms does not check for an MSR with both the S and T bits set, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (TM Bad Thing exception and panic) via a crafted application.

Break-Fix: 2b0a576d15e0e14751f00f9c87e46bad27f217e7 d2b9d2a5ad5ef04ff978c9923d19730cb05efd55

CVE References

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) wrote :

CVE-2015-8844

tags: added: kernel-cve-tracking-bug
information type: Public → Public Security
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
description: updated
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-04-15
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Trusty):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-goldfish (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Wily):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-04-19
Changed in linux-manta (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-04-19
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-wily (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-xenial (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-05-06
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Xenial):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Yakkety):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in linux-snapdragon (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Medium
description: updated

This bug was nominated against a series that is no longer supported, ie vivid. The bug task representing the vivid 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 Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-flo (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-saucy (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-trusty (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-utopic (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-lts-vivid (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-mako (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-raspi2 (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Andy Whitcroft (apw) on 2017-10-17
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Won't Fix
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