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USN-2616-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-2616-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/20/2015
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-3-16-0-38-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-38-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-38-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-38-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-38-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-38-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-38-powerpc64-smp

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