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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-7184): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerability

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-7184): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/30/2017
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The xfrm_replay_verify_len function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel through 4.10.6 does not validate certain size data after an XFRM_MSG_NEWAE update, which allows local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds access) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability, as demonstrated during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2017 for the Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-* package 4.8.0.41.52.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-powerpc-e500
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-13-0-115-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-125-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-3-2-0-1503-omap4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1009-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1012-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1051-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1054-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-71-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-71-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-71-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-71-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-71-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-71-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-1032-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-45-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-45-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-45-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-45-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-45-powerpc-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-trusty
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-trusty
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-highbank
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-omap
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-omap4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500
  • 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-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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