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Ubuntu: USN-5343-1 (CVE-2016-2854): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-5343-1 (CVE-2016-2854): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/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 maintain POSIX ACL xattr data, which allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging a group-writable setgid directory.

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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