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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-15306): Linux kernel (GCP) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-15306): Linux kernel (GCP) vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The kvm_vm_ioctl_check_extension function in arch/powerpc/kvm/powerpc.c in the Linux kernel before 4.13.11 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a KVM_CHECK_EXTENSION KVM_CAP_PPC_HTM ioctl call to /dev/kvm.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-1002-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-1008-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-19-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-19-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-13-0-19-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2

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