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USN-1073-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-1073-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/03/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
08/17/2020

Description

Integer overflow in the rds_rdma_pages function in net/rds/rdma.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iovec struct in a Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) request, which triggers a buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-386
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-ia64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-lpia
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-powerpc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-sparc64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-sparc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-22-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-307-ec2

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