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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-4557): Linux kernel (Qualcomm Snapdragon) vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-4557): Linux kernel (Qualcomm Snapdragon) vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The replace_map_fd_with_map_ptr function in kernel/bpf/verifier.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.5 does not properly maintain an fd data structure, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via crafted BPF instructions that reference an incorrect file descriptor.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1010-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1013-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-22-powerpc64-smp

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