CVE-2015-8950

NameCVE-2015-8950
Descriptionarch/arm64/mm/dma-mapping.c in the Linux kernel before 4.0.3, as used in the ION subsystem in Android and other products, does not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by triggering a dma_mmap call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.88-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.39-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid4.9.25-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.0.4-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt17-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present; arm64 introduced in 3.7)
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/6829e274a623187c24f7cfc0e3d35f25d087fcc5 (4.1-rc2)

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