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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7910): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7910): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/23/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the disk_seqf_stop function in block/genhd.c in the Linux kernel before 4.7.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging the execution of a certain stop operation even if the corresponding start operation had failed.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-110-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-123-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-1501-omap4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-trusty
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-trusty
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-omap4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual

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