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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3419-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3419-1
Posted Sep 18, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3419-1 - It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth stack of the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Broadcom FullMAC WLAN driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-7541
MD5 | 92aeaa436f6bfa57fe57572a3f55d3a8

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3419-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3419-1
September 18, 2017

linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 17.04

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

Software Description:
- linux: Linux kernel
- linux-raspi2: Linux kernel for Raspberry Pi 2

Details:

It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth stack of
the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses. A physically
proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system
crash). (CVE-2017-1000251)

It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Broadcom FullMAC
WLAN driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a
denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-7541)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
linux-image-4.10.0-1018-raspi2 4.10.0-1018.21
linux-image-4.10.0-35-generic 4.10.0-35.39
linux-image-4.10.0-35-generic-lpae 4.10.0-35.39
linux-image-4.10.0-35-lowlatency 4.10.0-35.39
linux-image-generic 4.10.0.35.35
linux-image-generic-lpae 4.10.0.35.35
linux-image-lowlatency 4.10.0.35.35
linux-image-raspi2 4.10.0.1018.19

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.

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3419-1
CVE-2017-1000251, CVE-2017-7541

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/4.10.0-35.39
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-raspi2/4.10.0-1018.21

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