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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843860
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for linux-aws-hwe USN-3847-2
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-aws-hwe'; package(s) announced via the USN-3847-2 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-aws-hwe'
package(s) announced via the USN-3847-2 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
USN-3847-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 18.04
LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux
Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for Ubuntu
16.04 LTS.

It was discovered that a race condition existed in the raw MIDI driver for
the Linux kernel, leading to a double free vulnerability. A local attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-10902)

It was discovered that an integer overrun vulnerability existed in the
POSIX timers implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-12896)

Noam Rathaus discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the
Infiniband implementation in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this
to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2018-14734)

It was discovered that the YUREX USB device driver for the Linux kernel did
not properly restrict user space reads or writes. A physically proximate
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-16276)

It was discovered that the BPF verifier in the Linux kernel did not
correctly compute numeric bounds in some situations. A local attacker could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-18445)

Kanda Motohiro discovered that writing extended attributes to an XFS file
system in the Linux kernel in certain situations could cause an error
condition to occur. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2018-18690)

It was discovered that an integer overflow vulnerability existed in the
CDROM driver of the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to expose
sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2018-18710)

Affected Software/OS:
linux-aws-hwe on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
7.2

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-10902
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-12896
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-14734
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-16276
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18445
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18690
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-18710
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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