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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.842950
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for linux-snapdragon USN-3128-3
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-snapdragon'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-snapdragon'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
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-snapdragon on Ubuntu 16.04 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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