ESB-2018.1009 - [Ubuntu] Linux kernel: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-04-04

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                               ESB-2018.1009
               Kernel Live Patch Security Notice LSN-0036-1
                               4 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Linux kernel
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account      
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Existing Account      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-16995 CVE-2017-13080 

Reference:         ESB-2018.0119
                   ESB-2018.0111
                   ESB-2018.0012
                   ESB-2018.0102
                   ESB-2017.3247

Original Bulletin: 
   https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2018-April/004337.html

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Kernel Live Patch Security Notice LSN-0036-1
April 2, 2018

linux vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu:

| Series           | Base kernel  | Arch     | flavors          |
|------------------+--------------+----------+------------------|
| Ubuntu 16.04 LTS | 4.4.0        | amd64    | generic          |
| Ubuntu 16.04 LTS | 4.4.0        | amd64    | lowlatency       |
| Ubuntu 14.04 LTS | 4.4.0        | amd64    | generic          |
| Ubuntu 14.04 LTS | 4.4.0        | amd64    | lowlatency       |

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.

Software Description:
- - linux: Linux kernel

Details:

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA and WPA2) allows reinstallation of the Group
Temporal Key (GTK) during the group key handshake, allowing an attacker
within radio range to replay frames from access points to 
clients. (CVE-2017-13080)

Jann Horn discovered that the Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF) implementation
in the Linux kernel improperly performed sign extension in some situations.
A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash)
or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-16995)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your livepatches to the following
versions:

| Kernel          | Version  | flavors                  |
|-----------------+----------+--------------------------|
| 4.4.0-116.140   | 33.2     | generic, lowlatency      |
| lts-4.4.0-116.140_14.04.1-lts-xenial | 14.04.1  | generic, lowlatency      |

Additionally, you should install an updated kernel with these fixes and
reboot at your convienience.

References:
  CVE-2017-13080, CVE-2017-16995

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