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USN-2240-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/07/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/12/2014
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The futex_requeue function in kernel/futex.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.5 does not ensure that calls have two different futex addresses, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted FUTEX_REQUEUE command that facilitates unsafe waiter modification.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-29-powerpc64-smp

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