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Ubuntu: USN-4750-1 (CVE-2021-20177): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4750-1 (CVE-2021-20177): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/06/2021
Created
03/02/2021
Added
02/26/2021
Modified
11/09/2021

Description

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's implementation of string matching within a packet. A privileged user (with root or CAP_NET_ADMIN) when inserting iptables rules could insert a rule which can panic the system. Kernel before kernel 5.5-rc1 is affected.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1010-gkeop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1029-raspi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1033-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1036-gke
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1037-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1038-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1038-oracle
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-1040-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-66-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-66-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-5-4-0-66-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-azure
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gcp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gke-5-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gkeop
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-gkeop-5-4
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oem
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oem-osp1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-oracle
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon-hwe-18-04
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-hwe-18-04

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