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USN-2750-1: Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) vulnerability

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USN-2750-1: Linux kernel (Utopic HWE) vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/30/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Integer overflow in the sg_start_req function in drivers/scsi/sg.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.x through 4.x before 4.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large iov_count value in a write request.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-50-powerpc64-smp

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