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A Linux kernel (Intel IoTG) security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS.



[USN-6255-1] Linux kernel (Intel IoTG) vulnerabilities


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6255-1
July 26, 2023

linux-intel-iotg-5.15 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.

Software Description:
- linux-intel-iotg-5.15: Linux kernel for Intel IoT platforms

Details:

It was discovered that the IP-VLAN network driver for the Linux kernel did
not properly initialize memory in some situations, leading to an out-of-
bounds write vulnerability. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of
service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2023-3090)

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)

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)

It was discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel did not
properly handle some error conditions, 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-2023-3390)

Lin Ma discovered that a race condition existed in the MCTP implementation
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-2023-3439)

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 20.04 LTS:
linux-image-5.15.0-1036-intel-iotg 5.15.0-1036.41~20.04.1
linux-image-intel 5.15.0.1036.41~20.04.26
linux-image-intel-iotg 5.15.0.1036.41~20.04.26

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-6255-1
CVE-2023-3090, CVE-2023-31248, CVE-2023-3389, CVE-2023-3390,
CVE-2023-3439, CVE-2023-35001

Package Information:

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-intel-iotg-5.15/5.15.0-1036.41~20.04.1