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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-1118): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-1118): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/10/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
09/19/2018
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

Linux kernel vhost since version 4.8 does not properly initialize memory in messages passed between virtual guests and the host operating system in the vhost/vhost.c:vhost_new_msg() function. This can allow local privileged users to read some kernel memory contents when reading from the /dev/vhost-net device file.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1019-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1021-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1021-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1022-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1023-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-34-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-34-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-34-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-34-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-azure-edge
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gcp
  • 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-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon

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