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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-5244): Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-5244): Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/29/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-95-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-109-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-1487-omap4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1021-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1024-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-36-powerpc64-smp

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