Linux kernel vulnerabilities

2016-10-11T00:00:00
ID USN-3099-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2016-10-11T00:00:00

Description

Vladimír Beneš discovered an unbounded recursion in the VLAN and TEB Generic Receive Offload (GRO) processing implementations in the Linux kernel, A remote attacker could use this to cause a stack corruption, leading to a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2016-7039)

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 s390 SCLP console driver for the Linux kernel when handling ioctl()s. A local attacker could use this to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2016-6130)

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)