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Ubuntu: USN-3313-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-3313-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/06/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2017
Modified
08/05/2021

Description

It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the trace subsystem in the Linux kernel. A privileged local attacker could use this to execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-1038-raspi2
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-54-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-54-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-54-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-54-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-54-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-4-8-0-54-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-generic-lpae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-lowlatency
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-e500mc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-powerpc64-emb
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-raspi2

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