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USN-852-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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USN-852-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
09/18/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The get_random_int function in drivers/char/random.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30 produces insufficiently random numbers, which allows attackers to predict the return value, and possibly defeat protection mechanisms based on randomization, via vectors that leverage the function's tendency to "return the same value over and over again for long stretches of time."

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-386
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-hppa32
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-hppa64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-itanium
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-lpia
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-lpiacompat
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-mckinley
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-openvz
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-powerpc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-rt
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-sparc64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-sparc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-24-25-xen
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-27-15-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-27-15-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-27-15-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-imx51
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-iop32x
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-ixp4xx
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-lpia
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-versatile
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-28-16-virtual

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