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USN-2731-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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USN-2731-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/31/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/08/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The get_bitmap_file function in drivers/md/md.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 does not initialize a certain bitmap data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a GET_BITMAP_FILE ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-90-virtual

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