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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-5728): Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-5728): Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

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

Description

Race condition in the vop_ioctl function in drivers/misc/mic/vop/vop_vringh.c in the MIC VOP driver in the Linux kernel before 4.6.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by changing a certain header, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

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-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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