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USN-662-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-662-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/06/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in the ndiswrapper module 1.53 for the Linux kernel 2.6 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by sending packets over a local wireless network that specify long ESSIDs.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-27-7-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-27-7-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-27-7-virtual

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