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USN-1275-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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USN-1275-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
05/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The __sys_sendmsg function in net/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted use of the sendmmsg system call, leading to an incorrect pointer dereference.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-powerpc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-0-0-13-virtual

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