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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6386-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6386-2
Posted Sep 29, 2023
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 6386-2 - Jana Hofmann, Emanuele Vannacci, Cedric Fournet, Boris Kopf, and Oleksii Oleksenko discovered that some AMD processors could leak stale data from division operations in certain situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information. It was discovered that the bluetooth subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly handle L2CAP socket release, leading to a use-after-free vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, denial of service, arbitrary, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2023-20588, CVE-2023-40283, CVE-2023-4128, CVE-2023-4569
SHA-256 | 7cd557b2e2e3d2b14432e8c2e2789eb58ccb6872a0ba1afc3e86b015c5384f97

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6386-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6386-2
September 29, 2023

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

Software Description:
- linux-raspi: Linux kernel for Raspberry Pi systems

Details:

Jana Hofmann, Emanuele Vannacci, Cedric Fournet, Boris Kopf, and Oleksii
Oleksenko discovered that some AMD processors could leak stale data from
division operations in certain situations. A local attacker could possibly
use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2023-20588)

It was discovered that the bluetooth subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly handle L2CAP socket release, leading to a use-after-free
vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-40283)

It was discovered that some network classifier implementations in the Linux
kernel contained use-after-free vulnerabilities. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-4128)

Lonial Con discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel
contained a memory leak when handling certain element flush operations. A
local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel
memory). (CVE-2023-4569)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
linux-image-5.15.0-1038-raspi 5.15.0-1038.41
linux-image-raspi 5.15.0.1038.36
linux-image-raspi-nolpae 5.15.0.1038.36

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://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6386-2
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6386-1
CVE-2023-20588, CVE-2023-40283, CVE-2023-4128, CVE-2023-4569

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-raspi/5.15.0-1038.41

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