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USN-2761-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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USN-2761-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
10/05/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/07/2015
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Race condition in the IPC object implementation in the Linux kernel through 4.2.3 allows local users to gain privileges by triggering an ipc_addid call that leads to uid and gid comparisons against uninitialized data, related to msg.c, shm.c, and util.c.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-65-powerpc64-smp

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