Ubuntu 16.10 : linux, linux-raspi2 vulnerability (USN-3313-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100666
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the trace subsystem in the Linux kernel. A privileged local attacker could use this to execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.