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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7916): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7916): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/21/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

Race condition in the environ_read function in fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5.4 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a /proc/*/environ file during a process-setup time interval in which environment-variable copying is incomplete.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-106-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-119-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-1497-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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