exploit the possibilities
Home Files News &[SERVICES_TAB]About Contact Add New

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3880-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3880-2
Posted Feb 5, 2019
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3880-2 - USN-3880-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that the CIFS client implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly handle setup negotiation during session recovery, leading to a NULL pointer exception. An attacker could use this to create a malicious CIFS server that caused a denial of service. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-1066, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-9568
SHA-256 | e41eef2f8971b874412e48efd5c8d3f92c9b207977f7cf0a4850da5a80335941

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3880-2

Change Mirror Download
=========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3880-2
February 04, 2019

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-3880-1 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 the CIFS client implementation in the Linux kernel
did not properly handle setup negotiation during session recovery, leading
to a NULL pointer exception. An attacker could use this to create a
malicious CIFS server that caused a denial of service (client system
crash). (CVE-2018-1066)

Jann Horn discovered that the procfs file system implementation in the
Linux kernel did not properly restrict the ability to inspect the kernel
stack of an arbitrary task. A local attacker could use this to expose
sensitive information. (CVE-2018-17972)

Jann Horn discovered that the mremap() system call in the Linux kernel did
not properly flush the TLB when completing, potentially leaving access to a
physical page after it has been released to the page allocator. A local
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash), expose
sensitive information, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-18281)

It was discovered that the socket implementation in the Linux kernel
contained a type confusion error that could lead to memory corruption. A
local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash)
or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-9568)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
linux-image-3.13.0-165-generic 3.13.0-165.215~precise1
linux-image-3.13.0-165-generic-lpae 3.13.0-165.215~precise1
linux-image-generic-lpae-lts-trusty 3.13.0.165.155
linux-image-generic-lts-trusty 3.13.0.165.155

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://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3880-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3880-1
CVE-2018-1066, CVE-2018-17972, CVE-2018-18281, CVE-2018-9568
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

June 2022

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jun 1st
    19 Files
  • 2
    Jun 2nd
    16 Files
  • 3
    Jun 3rd
    28 Files
  • 4
    Jun 4th
    0 Files
  • 5
    Jun 5th
    0 Files
  • 6
    Jun 6th
    19 Files
  • 7
    Jun 7th
    23 Files
  • 8
    Jun 8th
    11 Files
  • 9
    Jun 9th
    10 Files
  • 10
    Jun 10th
    4 Files
  • 11
    Jun 11th
    0 Files
  • 12
    Jun 12th
    0 Files
  • 13
    Jun 13th
    0 Files
  • 14
    Jun 14th
    0 Files
  • 15
    Jun 15th
    0 Files
  • 16
    Jun 16th
    0 Files
  • 17
    Jun 17th
    0 Files
  • 18
    Jun 18th
    0 Files
  • 19
    Jun 19th
    27 Files
  • 20
    Jun 20th
    65 Files
  • 21
    Jun 21st
    10 Files
  • 22
    Jun 22nd
    8 Files
  • 23
    Jun 23rd
    6 Files
  • 24
    Jun 24th
    6 Files
  • 25
    Jun 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Jun 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Jun 27th
    15 Files
  • 28
    Jun 28th
    14 Files
  • 29
    Jun 29th
    11 Files
  • 30
    Jun 30th
    7 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2022 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Hosting By
Rokasec
close