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USN-2613-1: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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USN-2613-1: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/12/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/21/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The __driver_rfc4106_decrypt function in arch/x86/crypto/aesni-intel_glue.c in the Linux kernel before 3.19.3 does not properly determine the memory locations used for encrypted data, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering a crypto API call, as demonstrated by use of a libkcapi test program with an AF_ALG(aead) socket.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-53-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-53-generic-lpae

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