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USN-2492-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-2492-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/25/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/04/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The rock_continue function in fs/isofs/rock.c in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 does not restrict the number of Rock Ridge continuation entries, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and system crash or hang) via a crafted iso9660 image.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-76-virtual

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