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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-8839): Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi 2) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-8839): Linux kernel (Raspberry Pi 2) vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/10/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Multiple race conditions in the ext4 filesystem implementation in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (disk corruption) by writing to a page that is associated with a different user's file after unsynchronized hole punching and page-fault handling.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1012-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-24-powerpc64-smp

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