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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844651
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for linux-gke-5.0 (USN-4577-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-gke-5.0'; package(s) announced via the USN-4577-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-gke-5.0'
package(s) announced via the USN-4577-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Hador Manor discovered that the DCCP protocol implementation in the Linux
kernel improperly handled socket reuse, leading to a use-after-free
vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-16119)

Giuseppe Scrivano discovered that the overlay file system in the Linux
kernel did not properly perform permission checks in some situations. A
local attacker could possibly use this to bypass intended restrictions and
gain read access to restricted files. (CVE-2020-16120)

Affected Software/OS:
'linux-gke-5.0' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-16119
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-16120
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