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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-6559): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2018-6559): Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/26/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/07/2018
Modified
08/25/2021

Description

The Linux kernel, as used in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10, allows local users to obtain names of files in which they would not normally be able to access via an overlayfs mount inside of a user namespace.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1025-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1027-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1029-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1029-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-42-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-42-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-42-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-42-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-1004-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-1005-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-1006-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-1007-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-12-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-12-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-12-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-18-0-12-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • 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-oem
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon

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