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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-6001): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-6001): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/18/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/08/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

Race condition in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.7 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that makes concurrent perf_event_open system calls for moving a software group into a hardware context. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-6786.

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-4-4-0-1014-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1018-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1057-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1059-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-79-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • 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-generic-lpae-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual

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