Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-gcp vulnerability (USN-3443-3)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103777
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionAndrey Konovalov discovered that a divide-by-zero error existed in the TCP stack implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2017-14106).
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SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-4.10-gcp and / or linux-image-gcp packages.