CVE-2016-2069

NameCVE-2016-2069
DescriptionRace condition in arch/x86/mm/tlb.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering access to a paging structure by a different CPU.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-412-1, DSA-3503-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.93-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.51-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster4.13.4-2fixed
sid4.13.13-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.3.5-1medium
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u4mediumDSA-3503-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.73-2+deb7u3mediumDSA-3503-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze19mediumDLA-412-1

Notes

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/25/1
https://git.kernel.org/linus/71b3c126e61177eb693423f2e18a1914205b165e (v4.5-rc1)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/4eaffdd5a5fe6ff9f95e1ab4de1ac904d5e0fa8b (v4.5-rc1)

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