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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-8963): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-8963): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/21/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging incorrect handling of an swevent data structure during a CPU unplug operation.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-125-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-trusty
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-trusty
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp

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