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USN-2684-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-2684-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
07/23/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/27/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The (1) udp_recvmsg and (2) udpv6_recvmsg functions in the Linux kernel before 4.0.6 do not properly consider yielding a processor, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system hang) via incorrect checksums within a UDP packet flood.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-23-powerpc64-smp

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