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USN-2518-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-2518-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/02/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/27/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The batadv_frag_merge_packets function in net/batman-adv/fragmentation.c in the B.A.T.M.A.N. implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 uses an incorrect length field during a calculation of an amount of memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mesh-node system crash) via fragmented packets.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc64-smp

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-31-powerpc64-smp

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