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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2020-28974): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2020-28974): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
11/20/2020
Created
01/08/2021
Added
01/06/2021
Modified
11/09/2021

Description

A slab-out-of-bounds read in fbcon in the Linux kernel before 5.9.7 could be used by local attackers to read privileged information or potentially crash the kernel, aka CID-3c4e0dff2095. This occurs because KD_FONT_OP_COPY in drivers/tty/vt/vt.c can be used for manipulations such as font height.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1062-oracle
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1077-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1077-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1082-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1091-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1091-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1094-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-1103-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-129-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-129-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-15-0-129-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1083-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1085-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1119-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1143-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1147-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-198-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1026-raspi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1031-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1033-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1033-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1034-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1034-oracle
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1035-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-59-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-59-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-59-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-6-0-1039-oem
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1016-raspi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1016-raspi-nolpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1019-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1021-oracle
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1023-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1023-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-1024-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-44-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-44-generic-64k
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-44-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-8-0-44-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws-hwe
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws-lts-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-azure-lts-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gcp-lts-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-64k
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-64k-hwe-20-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-hwe-20-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-20-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke-4-15
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke-5-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-20-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oem
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oem-20-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oem-osp1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oracle
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oracle-lts-18-04
  • 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-raspi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi-nolpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-hwe-16-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-hwe-20-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-lts-xenial

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