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USN-5163-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04

Description

Ilja Van Sprundel discovered that the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly perform size validations on incoming packets in some situations. An attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2021-3655) It was discovered that the Option USB High Speed Mobile device driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle error conditions. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-37159) It was discovered that the AMD Cryptographic Coprocessor (CCP) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly deallocate memory in some error conditions. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion). (CVE-2021-3744, CVE-2021-3764)

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2021-37159, CVE-2021-3655, CVE-2021-3744, CVE-2021-3764.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Bionic Stemcells
    • 1.x versions prior to 1.41
    • All other stemcells not listed.

Mitigation

Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • Bionic Stemcells
    • Upgrade 1.x versions to 1.41 or greater
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available onĀ bosh.io.

History

2022-01-20: Initial vulnerability report published.

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