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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-6156): Linux kernel (Qualcomm Snapdragon) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-6156): Linux kernel (Qualcomm Snapdragon) vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/06/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/19/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Race condition in the ec_device_ioctl_xcmd function in drivers/platform/chrome/cros_ec_dev.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7 allows local users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds array access) by changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1023-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1026-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-38-powerpc64-smp

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