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USN-6096-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6096-1
May 22, 2023

linux-gcp, linux-hwe-5.19 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

Software Description:
- linux-gcp: Linux kernel for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) systems
- linux-hwe-5.19: Linux hardware enablement (HWE) kernel

Details:

It was discovered that some AMD x86-64 processors with SMT enabled could
speculatively execute instructions using a return address from a sibling
thread. A local attacker could possibly use this to expose sensitive
information. (CVE-2022-27672)

Ziming Zhang discovered that the VMware Virtual GPU DRM driver in the Linux
kernel contained an out-of-bounds write vulnerability. A local attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2022-36280)

Zheng Wang discovered that the Intel i915 graphics driver in the Linux
kernel did not properly handle certain error conditions, leading to a
double-free. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of
service (system crash). (CVE-2022-3707)

Haowei Yan discovered that a race condition existed in the Layer 2
Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) implementation in the Linux kernel. A local
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system
crash). (CVE-2022-4129)

It was discovered that the NTFS file system implementation in the Linux
kernel contained a null pointer dereference in some situations. A local
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2022-4842)

It was discovered that the NTFS file system implementation in the Linux
kernel did not properly validate attributes in certain situations, leading
to an out-of-bounds write vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to
cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2022-48423)

It was discovered that the NTFS file system implementation in the Linux
kernel did not properly validate attributes in certain situations, leading
to an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. A local attacker could possibly use
this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2022-48424)

It was discovered that the KSMBD implementation in the Linux kernel did not
properly validate buffer lengths, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow.
A remote attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service
(system crash). (CVE-2023-0210)

Kyle Zeng discovered that the IPv6 implementation in the Linux kernel
contained a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in certain situations. A
local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2023-0394)

Jordy Zomer and Alexandra Sandulescu discovered that syscalls invoking the
do_prlimit() function in the Linux kernel did not properly handle
speculative execution barriers. A local attacker could use this to expose
sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2023-0458)

Jordy Zomer and Alexandra Sandulescu discovered that the Linux kernel did
not properly implement speculative execution barriers in usercopy functions
in certain situations. A local attacker could use this to expose sensitive
information (kernel memory). (CVE-2023-0459)

It was discovered that the Human Interface Device (HID) support driver in
the Linux kernel contained a type confusion vulnerability in some
situations. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(system crash). (CVE-2023-1073)

It was discovered that a memory leak existed in the SCTP protocol
implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to
cause a denial of service (memory exhaustion). (CVE-2023-1074)

It was discovered that the TLS subsystem in the Linux kernel contained a
type confusion vulnerability in some situations. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly expose
sensitive information. (CVE-2023-1075)

It was discovered that the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol
implementation in the Linux kernel contained a type confusion vulnerability
in some situations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service
(system crash). (CVE-2023-1078)

Xingyuan Mo discovered that the x86 KVM implementation in the Linux kernel
did not properly initialize some data structures. A local attacker could
use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2023-1513)

It was discovered that the NFS implementation in the Linux kernel did not
properly handle pending tasks in some situations. A local attacker could
use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or expose sensitive
information (kernel memory). (CVE-2023-1652)

It was discovered that the ARM64 EFI runtime services implementation in the
Linux kernel did not properly manage concurrency calls. A local attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-21102)

It was discovered that a race condition existed in Adreno GPU DRM driver in
the Linux kernel, leading to a double-free vulnerability. A local attacker
could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash).
(CVE-2023-21106)

It was discovered that a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the iSCSI
TCP implementation in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could possibly use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2023-2162)

Kyle Zeng discovered that the class-based queuing discipline implementation
in the Linux kernel contained a type confusion vulnerability in some
situations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system
crash). (CVE-2023-23454)

Kyle Zeng discovered that the ATM VC queuing discipline implementation in
the Linux kernel contained a type confusion vulnerability in some
situations. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system
crash). (CVE-2023-23455)

It was discovered that the NTFS file system implementation in the Linux
kernel did not properly validate the size of attributes when parsing MFT. A
local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service (system
crash) or expose sensitive information (kernel memory). (CVE-2023-26544)

It was discovered that the NET/ROM protocol implementation in the Linux
kernel contained a race condition in some situations, 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-2023-32269)

Duoming Zhou discovered that a race condition existed in the infrared
receiver/transceiver driver in the Linux kernel, leading to a use-after-
free vulnerability. A privileged attacker could use this to cause a denial
of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2023-1118)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10:
linux-image-5.19.0-1024-gcp 5.19.0-1024.26
linux-image-gcp 5.19.0.1024.20

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
linux-image-5.19.0-42-generic 5.19.0-42.43~22.04.1
linux-image-5.19.0-42-generic-64k 5.19.0-42.43~22.04.1
linux-image-5.19.0-42-generic-lpae 5.19.0-42.43~22.04.1
linux-image-generic-64k-hwe-22.04 5.19.0.42.43~22.04.15
linux-image-generic-hwe-22.04 5.19.0.42.43~22.04.15
linux-image-generic-lpae-hwe-22.04 5.19.0.42.43~22.04.15
linux-image-virtual-hwe-22.04 5.19.0.42.43~22.04.15

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

ATTENTION: Due to an unavoidable ABI change the kernel updates have
been given a new version number, which requires you to recompile and
reinstall all third party kernel modules you might have installed.
Unless you manually uninstalled the standard kernel metapackages
(e.g. linux-generic, linux-generic-lts-RELEASE, linux-virtual,
linux-powerpc), a standard system upgrade will automatically perform
this as well.

References:
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-6096-1
CVE-2022-27672, CVE-2022-36280, CVE-2022-3707, CVE-2022-4129,
CVE-2022-4842, CVE-2022-48423, CVE-2022-48424, CVE-2023-0210,
CVE-2023-0394, CVE-2023-0458, CVE-2023-0459, CVE-2023-1073,
CVE-2023-1074, CVE-2023-1075, CVE-2023-1078, CVE-2023-1118,
CVE-2023-1513, CVE-2023-1652, CVE-2023-21102, CVE-2023-21106,
CVE-2023-2162, CVE-2023-23454, CVE-2023-23455, CVE-2023-26544,
CVE-2023-32269

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-gcp/5.19.0-1024.26
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-hwe-5.19/5.19.0-42.43~22.04.1