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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9178): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9178): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/21/2016
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The __get_user_asm_ex macro in arch/x86/include/asm/uaccess.h in the Linux kernel before 4.7.5 does not initialize a certain integer variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by triggering failure of a get_user_ex call.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-132-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1038-raspi2
  • 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-lowlatency
  • 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-raspi2

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