Ubuntu 3384-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

    Date10 Aug 2017
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3384-1
    August 11, 2017
    linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 17.04
    Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
    Software Description:
    - linux: Linux kernel
    - linux-raspi2: Linux kernel for Raspberry Pi 2
    Andrey Konovalov discovered a race condition in the UDP Fragmentation
    Offload (UFO) code in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to
    cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-1000112)
    Andrey Konovalov discovered a race condition in AF_PACKET socket option
    handling code in the Linux kernel. A local unprivileged attacker could use
    this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 17.04:
      linux-image-4.10.0-1015-raspi2  4.10.0-1015.18
      linux-image-4.10.0-32-generic   4.10.0-32.36
      linux-image-4.10.0-32-generic-lpae  4.10.0-32.36
      linux-image-4.10.0-32-lowlatency  4.10.0-32.36
    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.
      CVE-2017-1000111, CVE-2017-1000112
    Package Information:
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