Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-hwe vulnerabilities (USN-3419-2) (BlueBorne)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

USN-3419-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 17.04.
This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware
Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 17.04 for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Bluetooth
stack of the Linux kernel when handling L2CAP configuration responses.
A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service (system crash). (CVE-2017-1000251)

It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Broadcom
FullMAC WLAN driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-7541).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103322 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000251
CVE-2017-7541

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