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Ubuntu: USN-3487-1 (CVE-2017-14954): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3487-1 (CVE-2017-14954): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/01/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/21/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The waitid implementation in kernel/exit.c in the Linux kernel through 4.13.4 accesses rusage data structures in unintended cases, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information, and bypass the KASLR protection mechanism, via a crafted system call.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-1006-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-17-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-17-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-17-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2

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