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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843169
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for linux USN-3290-1
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Marco Grassi discovered that the TCP
implementation in the Linux kernel mishandles socket buffer (skb) truncation. A
local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Affected Software/OS:
linux 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-2016-8645
BugTraq ID: 94264
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94264
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/11/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/11/30/3
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
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037285
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