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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6863-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6863-1
Posted Jul 4, 2024
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 6863-1 - A security issue was discovered in the Linux kernel. An attacker could possibly use it to compromise the system.

tags | advisory, kernel
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2024-26924
SHA-256 | 471a4c0582ab8659a8d122e8cfea5ac460d6ae97075a0578416f67bac4792400

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6863-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6863-1
July 04, 2024

linux, linux-ibm, linux-lowlatency, linux-nvidia, linux-raspi
vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

Summary:

The system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.

Software Description:
- linux: Linux kernel
- linux-ibm: Linux kernel for IBM cloud systems
- linux-lowlatency: Linux low latency kernel
- linux-nvidia: Linux kernel for NVIDIA systems
- linux-raspi: Linux kernel for Raspberry Pi systems

Details:

A security issue was discovered in the Linux kernel.
An attacker could possibly use it to compromise the system.
This update corrects flaws in the following subsystem:
- Netfilter;
(CVE-2024-26924)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS
linux-image-6.8.0-1006-raspi 6.8.0-1006.6
linux-image-6.8.0-1007-ibm 6.8.0-1007.7
linux-image-6.8.0-1008-nvidia 6.8.0-1008.8
linux-image-6.8.0-1008-nvidia-64k 6.8.0-1008.8
linux-image-6.8.0-36-generic 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-6.8.0-36-generic-64k 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-6.8.0-36-lowlatency 6.8.0-36.36.1
linux-image-6.8.0-36-lowlatency-64k 6.8.0-36.36.1
linux-image-generic 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-generic-64k 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-generic-64k-hwe-24.04 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-generic-hwe-24.04 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-generic-lpae 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-ibm 6.8.0-1007.7
linux-image-ibm-classic 6.8.0-1007.7
linux-image-ibm-lts-24.04 6.8.0-1007.7
linux-image-kvm 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-lowlatency 6.8.0-36.36.1
linux-image-lowlatency-64k 6.8.0-36.36.1
linux-image-nvidia 6.8.0-1008.8
linux-image-nvidia-64k 6.8.0-1008.8
linux-image-raspi 6.8.0-1006.6
linux-image-virtual 6.8.0-36.36
linux-image-virtual-hwe-24.04 6.8.0-36.36

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-6863-1
CVE-2024-26924

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/6.8.0-36.36
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ibm/6.8.0-1007.7
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-lowlatency/6.8.0-36.36.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-nvidia/6.8.0-1008.8
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-raspi/6.8.0-1006.6

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