[Bug 190587] Re: Local root exploit in kernel 2.6.17 - 2.6.24 (vmsplice)

Jamie Strandboge jamie at ubuntu.com
Fri Feb 15 13:01:07 UTC 2008

linux (2.6.24-8.13) hardy; urgency=low

  [Soren Hansen]

  * Add missing iscsi modules to kernel udebs

  [Stefan Bader]

  * Lower message level for PCI memory and I/O allocation.

  [Tim Gardner]

  * Enabled IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER and IP_MULTIPLE_TABLES in sparc, hppa
    - LP: #189560
  * Compile RealTek 8139 using PIO method.
    - LP: #90271
  * Add WD WD800ADFS NCQ horkage quirk support.
    - LP: #147858

  [Upstream Kernel Changes]

  * Introduce WEXT scan capabilities
  * DVB: cx23885: add missing subsystem ID for Hauppauge HVR1800 Retail
  * slab: fix bootstrap on memoryless node
  * vm audit: add VM_DONTEXPAND to mmap for drivers that need it
  * USB: keyspan: Fix oops
  * usb gadget: fix fsl_usb2_udc potential OOPS
  * USB: CP2101 New Device IDs
  * USB: add support for 4348:5523 WinChipHead USB->RS 232 adapter
  * USB: Sierra - Add support for Aircard 881U
  * USB: Adding YC Cable USB Serial device to pl2303
  * USB: sierra driver - add devices
  * USB: ftdi_sio - enabling multiple ELV devices, adding EM1010PC
  * USB: ftdi-sio: Patch to add vendor/device id for ATK_16IC CCD
  * USB: sierra: add support for Onda H600/Zte MF330 datacard to USB Driver
    for Sierra Wireless
  * USB: remove duplicate entry in Option driver and Pl2303 driver for
    Huawei modem
  * USB: pl2303: add support for RATOC REX-USB60F
  * USB: ftdi driver - add support for optical probe device
  * USB: use GFP_NOIO in reset path
  * USB: Variant of the Dell Wireless 5520 driver
  * USB: storage: Add unusual_dev for HP r707
  * USB: fix usbtest halt check on big endian systems
  * USB: handle idVendor of 0x0000
  * forcedeth: mac address mcp77/79
  * lockdep: annotate epoll
  * sys_remap_file_pages: fix ->vm_file accounting
  * PCI: Fix fakephp deadlock
  * ACPI: update ACPI blacklist
  * x86: restore correct module name for apm
  * sky2: restore multicast addresses after recovery
  * sky2: fix for WOL on some devices
  * b43: Fix suspend/resume
  * b43: Drop packets we are not able to encrypt
  * b43: Fix dma-slot resource leakage
  * b43legacy: fix PIO crash
  * b43legacy: fix suspend/resume
  * b43legacy: drop packets we are not able to encrypt
  * b43legacy: fix DMA slot resource leakage
  * selinux: fix labeling of /proc/net inodes
  * b43: Reject new firmware early
  * sched: let +nice tasks have smaller impact
  * sched: fix high wake up latencies with FAIR_USER_SCHED
  * fix writev regression: pan hanging unkillable and un-straceable
  * Driver core: Revert "Fix Firmware class name collision"
  * drm: the drm really should call pci_set_master..
  * splice: missing user pointer access verification (CVE-2008-0009/10)
  * Linux
  * splice: fix user pointer access in get_iovec_page_array()
  * Linux

 -- Tim Gardner < tim.gardner at canonical.com>   Thu, 07 Feb 2008 06:50:13

** CVE added: http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-

** Changed in: linux (Ubuntu)
       Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released

Local root exploit in kernel 2.6.17 - 2.6.24 (vmsplice)
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