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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844539
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for linux (USN-4463-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux'; package(s) announced via the USN-4463-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux'
package(s) announced via the USN-4463-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
It was discovered that the bcache subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly release a lock in some error conditions. A local attacker could
possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2020-12771)

Kyungtae Kim discovered that the USB testing driver in the Linux kernel did
not properly deallocate memory on disconnect events. A physically proximate
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion).
(CVE-2020-15393)

Affected Software/OS:
'linux' package(s) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

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-2020-12771
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-15393
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