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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9755): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9755): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/21/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 4.9 mishandles IPv6 reassembly, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (integer overflow, out-of-bounds write, and GPF) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that makes socket, connect, and writev system calls, related to net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_conntrack_reasm.c and net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_defrag_ipv6_hooks.c.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-27-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-27-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-10-0-27-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-1043-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-59-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-59-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-59-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-59-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-59-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-59-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2

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