CVE-2018-11508

NameCVE-2018-11508
DescriptionThe compat_get_timex function in kernel/compat.c in the Linux kernel before 4.16.9 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via adjtimex.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.57-2fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u3fixed
buster4.17.14-1fixed
sid4.17.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.16.12-1low
linuxsourcejessie(not affected)
linuxsourcestretch(not affected)
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=1574
Fixed by: https://git.kernel.org/linus/0a0b98734479aa5b3c671d5190e86273372cab95

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