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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.842947
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-xenial USN-3128-2
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-lts-xenial'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-lts-xenial'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
USN-3128-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the
Linux kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding
updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Ondrej Kozina discovered that the keyring interface in the Linux kernel
contained a buffer overflow when displaying timeout events via the
/proc/keys interface. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service (system crash).

Affected Software/OS:
linux-lts-xenial on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
4.9

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-7042
BugTraq ID: 93544
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93544
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/13/5
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:0817
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0817.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:1842
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1842
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2077
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2077
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2669
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2669
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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