CVE-2018-5995

NameCVE-2018-5995
DescriptionThe pcpu_embed_first_chunk function in mm/percpu.c in the Linux kernel through 4.14.14 allows local users to obtain sensitive address information by reading dmesg data from a "pages/cpu" printk call.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1799-1, DLA-1885-1, DSA-4497-1
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+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.72-1fixed
stretch4.9.168-1vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.168-1+deb9u5fixed
buster4.19.37-5fixed
buster (security)4.19.37-5+deb10u2fixed
bullseye4.19.37-6fixed
sid5.2.9-2fixed
linux-4.9 (PTS)jessie (security)4.9.168-1+deb9u5~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.15.4-1low
linuxsourcejessie3.16.68-1lowDLA-1799-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.168-1+deb9u5lowDSA-4497-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.168-1+deb9u5~deb8u1lowDLA-1885-1

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