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Ubuntu Security Update USN-3583-2: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities

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    linux-lts-trusty vulnerabilities


    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

    • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    Summary


    Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

    Software Description

    • linux-lts-trusty - Linux hardware enablement kernel from Trusty for Precise ESM
    Details


    USN-3583-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

    It was discovered that an out-of-bounds write vulnerability existed in the Flash-Friendly File System (f2fs) in the Linux kernel. An attacker could construct a malicious file system that, when mounted, could cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-0750)

    It was discovered that a race condition leading to a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ALSA PCM subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-0861)

    It was discovered that the KVM implementation in the Linux kernel allowed passthrough of the diagnostic I/O port 0x80. An attacker in a guest VM could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) in the host OS. (CVE-2017-1000407)

    Bo Zhang discovered that the netlink wireless configuration interface in the Linux kernel did not properly validate attributes when handling certain requests. A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-12153)

    Vitaly Mayatskikh discovered that the SCSI subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly track reference counts when merging buffers. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion). (CVE-2017-12190)

    It was discovered that the key management subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict key reads on negatively instantiated keys. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-12192)

    It was discovered that an integer overflow existed in the sysfs interface for the QLogic 24xx+ series SCSI driver in the Linux kernel. A local privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-14051)

    Otto Ebeling discovered that the memory manager in the Linux kernel did not properly check the effective UID in some situations. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2017-14140)

    It was discovered that the ATI Radeon framebuffer driver in the Linux kernel did not properly initialize a data structure returned to user space. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2017-14156)

    ChunYu Wang discovered that the iSCSI transport implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly validate data structures. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-14489)

    James Patrick-Evans discovered a race condition in the LEGO USB Infrared Tower driver in the Linux kernel. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-15102)

    ChunYu Wang discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the SCTP protocol implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code, (CVE-2017-15115)

    It was discovered that the key management subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly handle NULL payloads with non-zero length values. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-15274)

    It was discovered that the Bluebooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP) implementation in the Linux kernel did not validate the type of socket passed in the BNEPCONNADD ioctl(). A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN privilege could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-15868)

    Andrey Konovalov discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the USB serial console driver in the Linux kernel. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-16525)

    It was discovered that the netfilter passive OS fingerprinting (xt_osf) module did not properly perform access control checks. A local attacker could improperly modify the systemwide OS fingerprint list. (CVE-2017-17450)


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    It was discovered that the HMAC implementation did not validate the state of the underlying cryptographic hash algorithm. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-17806)

    Denys Fedoryshchenko discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the netfilter xt_TCPMSS filter of the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-18017)

    Gareth Evans discovered that the shm IPC subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly restrict mapping page zero. A local privileged attacker could use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-5669)

    It was discovered that an integer overflow vulnerability existing in the IPv6 implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (infinite loop). (CVE-2017-7542)

    Tommi Rantala and Brad Spengler discovered that the memory manager in the Linux kernel did not properly enforce the CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM protection mechanism. A local attacker with access to /dev/mem could use this to expose sensitive information or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7889)

    Mohamed Ghannam discovered a use-after-free vulnerability in the DCCP protocol implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-8824)

    Mohamed Ghannam discovered a null pointer dereference in the RDS (Reliable Datagram Sockets) protocol implementation of the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2018-5333)

    范龙飞 discovered that a race condition existed in loop block device implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-5344)

    Update instructions


    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    linux-image-3.13.0-142-generic - 3.13.0-142.191~precise1
    linux-image-3.13.0-142-generic-lpae - 3.13.0-142.191~precise1
    linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-trusty - 3.13.0.142.133
    linux-image-generic-lts-trusty - 3.13.0.142.133

    To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

    ATTENTION: Due to an unavoidable ABI change the kernel updates have been given a new version number, which requires you to recompile and reinstall all third party kernel modules you might have installed. Unless you manually uninstalled the standard kernel metapackages (e.g. linux-generic, linux-generic-lts-RELEASE, linux-virtual, linux-powerpc), a standard system upgrade will automatically perform this as well.

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