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CVE-2018-16882

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Overview

A use-after-free issue was found in the way the Linux kernel's KVM hypervisor processed posted interrupts when nested(=1) virtualization is enabled. In nested_get_vmcs12_pages(), in case of an error while processing posted interrupt address, it unmaps the 'pi_desc_page' without resetting 'pi_desc' descriptor address, which is later used in pi_test_and_clear_on(). A guest user/process could use this flaw to crash the host kernel resulting in DoS or potentially gain privileged access to a system. Kernel versions before 4.14.91 and before 4.19.13 are vulnerable.

Related Files

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3871-5
Posted Feb 7, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3871-5 - Wen Xu discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Wen Xu discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, kernel
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10880, CVE-2018-10883, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-9516
SHA-256 | a5d71e69056829a026e081231955a45dd385e4689768c26f0fa5281f7bb32196
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3878-2
Posted Feb 7, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3878-2 - It was discovered that a race condition existed in the vsock address family implementation of the Linux kernel that could lead to a use-after-free condition. A local attacker in a guest virtual machine could use this to expose sensitive information. Cfir Cohen discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the KVM implementation of the Linux kernel, when handling interrupts in environments where nested virtualization is in use. A local attacker in a guest VM could possibly use this to gain administrative privileges in a host machine. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-19854
SHA-256 | 836e2d26e3cb7e111d07f62c277179c810b8d3827600b341b6da1a764f655919
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3871-3
Posted Feb 5, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3871-3 - Wen Xu discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Wen Xu discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, kernel
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10880, CVE-2018-10883, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-9516
SHA-256 | 1041b56c301afb52ce67b7fd6cc20810a44176e8fb1e082b236d07915a47660a
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3878-1
Posted Feb 5, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3878-1 - It was discovered that a race condition existed in the vsock address family implementation of the Linux kernel that could lead to a use-after-free condition. A local attacker in a guest virtual machine could use this to expose sensitive information. Cfir Cohen discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the KVM implementation of the Linux kernel, when handling interrupts in environments where nested virtualization is in use. A local attacker in a guest VM could possibly use this to gain administrative privileges in a host machine. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-19854
SHA-256 | 53443e7ab73989a11fa42178ed663148853ae0460bc906e43bd330b74c010761
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3871-4
Posted Feb 5, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3871-4 - USN-3871-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement kernel from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Wen Xu discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10880, CVE-2018-10883, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-9516
SHA-256 | a11206552fc0cabc9183c5f6c62349248af6aeafede8241f7d11f3a3f97109b7
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3871-2
Posted Feb 3, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3871-2 - USN-3871-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Unfortunately, that update introduced regressions with docking station displays and mounting ext4 file systems with the meta_bg option enabled. This update fixes the problems. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10880, CVE-2018-10883, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-9516
SHA-256 | b3e1923af0fea3e3581de72bb292c33d319b54f08b70c8d14fd63f3ae53a3166
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3872-1
Posted Jan 29, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3872-1 - It was discovered that a race condition existed in the vsock address family implementation of the Linux kernel that could lead to a use-after-free condition. A local attacker in a guest virtual machine could use this to expose sensitive information. Cfir Cohen discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the KVM implementation of the Linux kernel, when handling interrupts in environments where nested virtualization is in use. A local attacker in a guest VM could possibly use this to gain administrative privileges in a host machine. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-19854
SHA-256 | 4db2756d9eb8ba255e08ce015e2fad82f619501758cfcb7947e8a9d0b67adbce
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3871-1
Posted Jan 29, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3871-1 - Wen Xu discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Wen Xu discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this to construct a malicious ext4 image that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, kernel
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-10876, CVE-2018-10877, CVE-2018-10880, CVE-2018-10883, CVE-2018-14625, CVE-2018-16882, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-19407, CVE-2018-9516
SHA-256 | 610a75c7ac7a32b12e02eece3933f2d902097e03a13e3d1b9fd535c83c4f3455
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