USN-3220-3

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3220-3
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3220-3.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3220-3
Related
  • CVE-2017-2636
Published
2017-03-09T00:51:57.905602Z
Modified
2017-03-09T00:51:57.905602Z
Summary
linux-aws vulnerability
Details

USN-3220-1 fixed a vulnerability in the Linux kernel. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux kernel for Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Alexander Popov discovered that the N_HDLC line discipline implementation in the Linux kernel contained a double-free vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain administrative privileges.

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / linux-aws

Package

Name
linux-aws

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
4.4.0-1007.16

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "linux-image-4.4.0-1007-aws": "4.4.0-1007.16"
        }
    ]
}