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)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.76-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.19.67-2+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u2fixed
bullseye5.2.17-1fixed
sid5.3.9-3fixed
linux-4.9 (PTS)jessie (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2~deb8u1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.18.10-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.59-1DLA-1529-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.110-3+deb9u5DSA-4308-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie(unfixed)

Notes

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

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