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A Linux kernel (OEM) security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS.



[USN-6248-1] Linux kernel (OEM) vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6248-1
July 25, 2023

linux-oem-6.0 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

Software Description:
- linux-oem-6.0: Linux kernel for OEM systems

Details:

It was discovered that the network queuing discipline 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-2022-47929)

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)

Stonejiajia, Shir Tamari and Sagi Tzadik discovered that the OverlayFS
implementation in the Ubuntu Linux kernel did not properly perform
permission checks in certain situations. A local attacker could possibly
use this to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2023-2640)

Mingi Cho discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel did
not properly validate the status of a nft chain while performing a lookup
by id, leading to a use-after-free vulnerability. An attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-31248)

Shir Tamari and Sagi Tzadik discovered that the OverlayFS implementation in
the Ubuntu Linux kernel did not properly perform permission checks in
certain situations. A local attacker could possibly use this to gain
elevated privileges. (CVE-2023-32629)

Querijn Voet discovered that a race condition existed in the io_uring
subsystem in the Linux kernel, 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-2023-3389)

Tanguy Dubroca discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel
did not properly handle certain pointer data type, leading to an out-of-
bounds write vulnerability. A privileged attacker could use this to cause a
denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2023-35001)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
linux-image-6.0.0-1020-oem 6.0.0-1020.20
linux-image-oem-22.04b 6.0.0.1020.20

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-6248-1
CVE-2022-47929, CVE-2023-21106, CVE-2023-2640, CVE-2023-31248,
CVE-2023-32629, CVE-2023-3389, CVE-2023-35001

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-oem-6.0/6.0.0-1020.20