|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu: Security Advisory for linux (USN-4626-1)|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux'; package(s) announced via the USN-4626-1 advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux'
package(s) announced via the USN-4626-1 advisory.
Simon Scannell discovered that the bpf verifier in the Linux kernel did not
properly calculate register bounds for certain operations. A local attacker
could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory) or gain
administrative privileges. (CVE-2020-27194)
Moritz Lipp, Michael Schwarz, Andreas Kogler, David Oswald, Catherine
Easdon, Claudio Canella, and Daniel Gruss discovered that the Intel Running
Average Power Limit (RAPL) driver in the Linux kernel did not properly
restrict access to power data. A local attacker could possibly use this to
expose sensitive information. (CVE-2020-8694)
'linux' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.10.
Please install the updated package(s).
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8694|
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2020 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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