CVE-2018-7755

NameCVE-2018-7755
DescriptionAn issue was discovered in the fd_locked_ioctl function in drivers/block/floppy.c in the Linux kernel through 4.15.7. The floppy driver will copy a kernel pointer to user memory in response to the FDGETPRM ioctl. An attacker can send the FDGETPRM ioctl and use the obtained kernel pointer to discover the location of kernel code and data and bypass kernel security protections such as KASLR.
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ReferencesDLA-1529-1, DLA-1531-1, DSA-4308-1
NVD severitylow

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.210-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.19.132-1fixed
buster (security)4.19.118-2+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.7.10-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcejessie3.16.59-1DLA-1529-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.110-3+deb9u5DSA-4308-1
linuxsource(unstable)4.18.10-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.110-3+deb9u5~deb8u1DLA-1531-1
linux-4.9source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/5/29/495

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