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HistoryOct 11, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

Linux kernel vulnerabilities

2016-10-1100:00:00
ubuntu.com
48

7 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

42.7%

Releases

  • Ubuntu 12.04

Packages

  • linux - Linux kernel

Details

Marco Grassi discovered a use-after-free condition could occur in the TCP
retransmit queue handling code in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-6828)

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the audit subsystem in the
Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to corrupt audit logs or
disrupt system-call auditing. (CVE-2016-6136)

Pengfei Wang discovered a race condition in the Adaptec AAC RAID controller
driver in the Linux kernel when handling ioctl()s. A local attacker could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-6480)