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FS#55601 - [linux][linux-lts][linux-zen] CVE-2017-1000251: arbitrary code execution

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by loqs (loqs) - Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 18:02 GMT
Last edited by Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis) - Monday, 18 September 2017, 14:14 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No
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Closed by  Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis)
Monday, 18 September 2017, 14:14 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Levente Polyak (anthraxx) - Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 18:11 GMT
@losqs if you report security issues, it would additionally be awesome to come around in #archlinux-security on freenode and drop a line. its easier for us to start the tracking/mitigation process
Comment by Andreas Radke (AndyRTR) - Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 16:24 GMT
Applied to LTS kernel.
Comment by loqs (loqs) - Thursday, 14 September 2017, 21:17 GMT
@anthrax given the attitude in the second none quoted paragraph of
my desire to use any arch IRC channel has gone from minimal to none sorry.
Comment by Evangelos Foutras (foutrelis) - Friday, 15 September 2017, 09:11 GMT

core/linux 4.12.13-1
core/linux-lts 4.9.50-1
community/linux-hardened 4.13.1.b-1

testing/linux 4.13.2-1
testing/linux-zen 4.13.2-1


Still affected:

extra/linux-zen 4.12.10-2 (EDIT: Fixed, replaced by linux-zen 4.13.2-1)