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Ubuntu: USN-4904-1 (CVE-2021-20261): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4904-1 (CVE-2021-20261): Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/11/2021
Created
04/15/2021
Added
04/14/2021
Modified
06/05/2021

Description

A race condition was found in the Linux kernels implementation of the floppy disk drive controller driver software. The impact of this issue is lessened by the fact that the default permissions on the floppy device (/dev/fd0) are restricted to root. If the permissions on the device have changed the impact changes greatly. In the default configuration root (or equivalent) permissions are required to attack this flaw.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1090-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1091-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1126-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1150-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-1154-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-4-0-208-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-aws
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-kvm
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency-lts-xenial
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-snapdragon
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-virtual-lts-xenial

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