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Ubuntu: USN-5343-1 (CVE-2016-2853): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-5343-1 (CVE-2016-2853): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/02/2016
Created
03/25/2022
Added
03/23/2022
Modified
04/13/2022

Description

The aufs module for the Linux kernel 3.x and 4.x does not properly restrict the mount namespace, which allows local users to gain privileges by mounting an aufs filesystem on top of a FUSE filesystem, and then executing a crafted setuid program.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1102-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1103-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1138-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-222-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-222-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-lts-xenial

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