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USN-2714-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities

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USN-2714-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/17/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/18/2015
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-3-2-0-1469-omap4

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