USN-2806-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2806-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-2806-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-2806-1
Related
  • CVE-2015-5307
Published
2015-11-10T04:01:30.132128Z
Modified
2015-11-10T04:01:30.132128Z
Summary
linux-lts-vivid vulnerability
Details

Ben Serebrin discovered that the KVM hypervisor implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly catch Alignment Check exceptions. An attacker in a guest virtual machine could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) in the host OS.

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / linux-lts-vivid

Package

Name
linux-lts-vivid

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1

Ecosystem specific

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    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
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            "linux-image-extra-3.19.0-33-generic": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1",
            "linux-image-3.19.0-33-generic-lpae": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1",
            "linux-image-3.19.0-33-powerpc-e500mc": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1",
            "linux-image-3.19.0-33-lowlatency": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1",
            "linux-image-3.19.0-33-powerpc64-smp": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1",
            "linux-image-3.19.0-33-generic": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1",
            "linux-image-3.19.0-33-powerpc64-emb": "3.19.0-33.38~14.04.1"
        }
    ]
}