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CVE-2016-8655

Description

Race condition in net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to change a socket version, related to the packet_set_ring and packet_setsockopt functions. #### Bugs * <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1646318> #### Notes Author| Note ---|--- [jdstrand](<https://launchpad.net/~jdstrand>) | android kernels (flo, goldfish, grouper, maguro, mako and manta) are not supported on the Ubuntu Touch 14.10 and earlier preview kernels linux-lts-saucy no longer receives official support linux-lts-quantal no longer receives official support


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
ubuntu 14.04 linux 3.13.0-105.152
ubuntu upstream linux 4.9~rc8
ubuntu 16.04 linux 4.4.0-53.74
ubuntu 16.10 linux 4.8.0-30.32
ubuntu upstream linux-armadaxp 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-aws 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-flo 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-gke 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-goldfish 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-grouper 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-hwe 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-hwe-edge 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-linaro-omap 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-linaro-shared 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-linaro-vexpress 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-quantal 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-raring 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-saucy 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-trusty 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-utopic 4.9~rc8
ubuntu 14.04 linux-lts-vivid trusty was released [3.19.0-77.85~14.04.1]
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-vivid 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-wily 4.9~rc8
ubuntu 14.04 linux-lts-xenial 4.4.0-53.74~14.04.1
ubuntu upstream linux-lts-xenial 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-maguro 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-mako 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-manta 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-qcm-msm 4.9~rc8
ubuntu upstream linux-raspi2 4.9~rc8
ubuntu 16.04 linux-raspi2 4.4.0-1034.41
ubuntu 16.10 linux-raspi2 4.8.0-1020.23
ubuntu upstream linux-snapdragon 4.9~rc8
ubuntu 16.04 linux-snapdragon 4.4.0-1039.43
ubuntu 16.10 linux-snapdragon 4.4.0-1039.43
ubuntu upstream linux-ti-omap4 4.9~rc8

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