CVE-2018-11987

NameCVE-2018-11987
DescriptionIn all android releases(Android for MSM, Firefox OS for MSM, QRD Android) from CAF using the linux kernel, if there is an unlikely memory alloc failure for the secure pool in boot, it can result in wrong pointer access causing kernel panic.
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 severitymedium (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)3.16.64-2fixed
stretch4.9.168-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.168-1+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid4.19.37-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code path not present)
https://source.codeaurora.org/quic/la/kernel/msm-4.9/commit/?id=5e9ffcfa152ecb2832990c42fcd8a0f2e63c2c04
https://www.codeaurora.org/security-bulletin/2018/12/03/december-2018-code-aurora-security-bulletin#_CVE-2018-11987
ion not enabled in Debian build and in staging anyway

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