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USN-758-1: udev vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/17/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

udev before 1.4.1 does not verify whether a NETLINK message originates from kernel space, which allows local users to gain privileges by sending a NETLINK message from user space.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-udev

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