ACK: [SRU][Trusty][Bionic][PATCH 0/1] Fix for CVE-2017-13168

Khaled Elmously khalid.elmously at canonical.com
Sun Oct 14 16:40:31 UTC 2018


On 2018-10-12 18:09:44 , Kleber Souza wrote:
> https://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-security/cve/2017/CVE-2017-13168.html
> 
>   It was discovered that the generic SCSI driver in the Linux kernel did not
>   properly enforce permissions on kernel memory access. A local attacker
>   could use this to expose sensitive information or possibly elevate
>   privileges.
> 
> Clean cherry-pick for Bionic, minor backport needed for Trusty since a
> couple of helpers are not present in 3.13. Compile tested.
> 
> Already fixed in Xenial as part as one of the upstream stable updates.
> 
> Jann Horn (1):
>   scsi: sg: mitigate read/write abuse
> 
>  drivers/scsi/sg.c | 42 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 40 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
Acked-by: Khalid Elmously <khalid.elmously at canonical.com>
 




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