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Linux kernel vulnerability

Description

Philip Pettersson discovered a race condition in the af_packet implementation in the Linux kernel. A local unprivileged attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or run arbitrary code with administrative privileges.


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-powerpc-smp 4.8.0.30.39
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-4.8.0-30-generic-lpae 4.8.0-30.32
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-4.8.0-30-powerpc-smp 4.8.0-30.32
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-4.8.0-30-powerpc-e500mc 4.8.0-30.32
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-4.8.0-30-lowlatency 4.8.0-30.32
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-generic 4.8.0.30.39
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-4.8.0-30-generic 4.8.0-30.32
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-powerpc-e500mc 4.8.0.30.39
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-lowlatency 4.8.0.30.39
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-generic-lpae 4.8.0.30.39
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-powerpc64-emb 4.8.0.30.39
Ubuntu 16.10 linux-image-4.8.0-30-powerpc64-emb 4.8.0-30.32

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