USN-1287-1: Linux (OMAP4) vulnerability

05 December 2011

The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Releases

Packages

Details

Nick Bowler discovered the kernel GHASH message digest algorithm
incorrectly handled error conditions. A local attacker could exploit this
to cause a kernel oops.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 11.10

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-1304-1: linux-image-2.6.38-1209-omap4, linux-ti-omap4
  • USN-1299-1: linux-image-2.6.32-341-ec2, linux-ec2
  • USN-1292-1: linux-image-2.6.35-31-virtual, linux-image-2.6.35-31-generic, linux-image-2.6.35-31-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.35-31-server, linux-lts-backport-maverick
  • USN-1311-1: linux-image-2.6.32-37-ia64, linux-image-2.6.32-37-lpia, linux-image-2.6.32-37-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-37-versatile, linux-image-2.6.32-37-server, linux-image-2.6.32-37-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.32-37-sparc64, linux-image-2.6.32-37-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.32-37-virtual, linux-image-2.6.32-37-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-37-386, linux-image-2.6.32-37-generic, linux-image-2.6.32-37-preempt, linux, linux-image-2.6.32-37-sparc64-smp
  • USN-1301-1: linux-lts-backport-natty, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual
  • USN-1302-1: linux-ti-omap4, linux-image-2.6.35-903-omap4
  • USN-1303-1: linux-mvl-dove, linux-image-2.6.32-421-dove
  • USN-1293-1: linux-image-2.6.35-31-generic, linux-image-2.6.35-31-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.35-31-virtual, linux-image-2.6.35-31-omap, linux-image-2.6.35-31-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-31-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-31-versatile, linux-image-2.6.35-31-generic-pae, linux, linux-image-2.6.35-31-server
  • USN-1313-1: linux-image-3.0.0-14-server, linux-lts-backport-oneiric, linux-image-3.0.0-14-virtual, linux-image-3.0.0-14-generic, linux-image-3.0.0-14-generic-pae
  • USN-1312-1: linux-image-2.6.38-13-omap, linux-image-2.6.38-13-versatile, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual, linux
  • USN-1322-1: linux-image-3.0.0-14-server, linux-image-3.0.0-14-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-3.0.0-14-omap, linux-image-3.0.0-14-powerpc, linux-image-3.0.0-14-virtual, linux-image-3.0.0-14-powerpc-smp, linux-image-3.0.0-14-generic, linux-image-3.0.0-14-generic-pae, linux