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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6686-3

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6686-3
Posted Mar 20, 2024
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 6686-3 - It was discovered that the DesignWare USB3 for Qualcomm SoCs driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions during device registration. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. It was discovered that a race condition existed in the Cypress touchscreen driver in the Linux kernel during device removal, leading to a use-after- free vulnerability. A physically proximate 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-2023-22995, CVE-2023-4134, CVE-2023-46343, CVE-2023-46862, CVE-2023-51779, CVE-2023-51782, CVE-2023-6121, CVE-2024-0340, CVE-2024-0607
SHA-256 | 926d84bb5ed70b3c5d840e28e2320966e6edac1d03c48db6f94ba95425865baa

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6686-3

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6686-3
March 19, 2024

linux-oracle, linux-oracle-5.15 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

Software Description:
- linux-oracle: Linux kernel for Oracle Cloud systems
- linux-oracle-5.15: Linux kernel for Oracle Cloud systems

Details:

It was discovered that the DesignWare USB3 for Qualcomm SoCs driver in the
Linux kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions during device
registration. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of
service (system crash). (CVE-2023-22995)

It was discovered that a race condition existed in the Cypress touchscreen
driver in the Linux kernel during device removal, leading to a use-after-
free vulnerability. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause
a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2023-4134)

黄思聪 discovered that the NFC Controller Interface (NCI) implementation in
the Linux kernel did not properly handle certain memory allocation failure
conditions, leading to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. A local
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2023-46343)

It was discovered that the io_uring subsystem in the Linux kernel contained
a race condition, leading to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. A
local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2023-46862)

It was discovered that a race condition existed in the Bluetooth subsystem
of the Linux kernel, 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-2023-51779)

It was discovered that a race condition existed in the Rose X.25 protocol
implementation in the Linux kernel, 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-2023-51782)

Alon Zahavi discovered that the NVMe-oF/TCP subsystem of the Linux kernel
did not properly handle connect command payloads in certain situations,
leading to an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. A remote attacker could use
this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2023-6121)

It was discovered that the VirtIO subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly initialize memory in some situations. A local attacker could use
this to possibly expose sensitive information (kernel memory).
(CVE-2024-0340)

Dan Carpenter discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel
did not store data in properly sized memory locations. A local user could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2024-0607)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
linux-image-5.15.0-1053-oracle 5.15.0-1053.59
linux-image-oracle-lts-22.04 5.15.0.1053.49

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
linux-image-5.15.0-1053-oracle 5.15.0-1053.59~20.04.1
linux-image-oracle 5.15.0.1053.59~20.04.1

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-6686-3
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6686-1
CVE-2023-22995, CVE-2023-4134, CVE-2023-46343, CVE-2023-46862,
CVE-2023-51779, CVE-2023-51782, CVE-2023-6121, CVE-2024-0340,
CVE-2024-0607

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-oracle/5.15.0-1053.59

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-oracle-5.15/5.15.0-1053.59~20.04.1

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