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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9806): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-9806): Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/12/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

Race condition in the netlink_dump function in net/netlink/af_netlink.c in the Linux kernel before 4.6.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (double free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that makes sendmsg system calls, leading to a free operation associated with a new dump that started earlier than anticipated.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-107-powerpc64-smp
  • 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

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