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USN-2688-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/28/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/29/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

arch/x86/entry/entry_64.S in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 on the x86_64 platform mishandles IRET faults in processing NMIs that occurred during userspace execution, which might allow local users to gain privileges by triggering an NMI.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-59-powerpc64-smp

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