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USN-2716-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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USN-2716-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/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

Race condition in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (list corruption and panic) via a rapid series of system calls related to sockets, as demonstrated by setsockopt calls.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-62-powerpc64-smp

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