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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-5257): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/05/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/09/2015
Modified
12/20/2017

Description

drivers/usb/serial/whiteheat.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2.4 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted USB device. NOTE: this ID was incorrectly used for an Apache Cordova issue that has the correct ID of CVE-2015-8320.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-67-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-16-0-52-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-19-0-32-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-1473-omap4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-93-virtual

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