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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7917): Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-7917): Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/16/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/08/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The nfnetlink_rcv_batch function in net/netfilter/nfnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 does not check whether a batch message's length field is large enough, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds read) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1014-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1018-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1057-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1059-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual

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