Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3674-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110474

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that the netfilter subsystem of the Linux kernel did not properly validate ebtables offsets. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-1068)

It was discovered that a NULL pointer dereference existed in the RDS (Reliable Datagram Sockets) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2018-7492)

Eyal Itkin discovered that the USB displaylink video adapter driver in the Linux kernel did not properly validate mmap offsets sent from userspace. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-8781)

Xingyuan Lin discovered that a out-of-bounds read existed in the USB Video Class (UVC) driver of the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory).
(CVE-2017-0627).

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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3674-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110474

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3674-1.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/12

Updated: 2019/09/18

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13-generic-lpae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.13-lowlatency, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-generic-lpae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-lowlatency, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0627, CVE-2018-1068, CVE-2018-7492, CVE-2018-8781

USN: 3674-1