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USN-2543-1: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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USN-2543-1: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/26/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The XFS implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.15 improperly uses an old size value during remote attribute replacement, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (transaction overrun and data corruption) or possibly gain privileges by leveraging XFS filesystem access.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-48-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-48-generic-lpae

References

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-48-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-48-generic-lpae

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