Date Published: 2022-04-21
QID 198746: Ubuntu Security Notification for Linux kernel Vulnerabilities (USN-5384-1)
The udf file system implementation in the linuxkernel could attempt to dereference a null pointer in some situations.
The nfs implementation in the linux kernel did notproperly handle requests to open a directory on a regular file.
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Anattacker could use this to construct a malicious udf image that, whenmounted and operated on, could cause a denial of service (system crash).
A localattacker could use this to expose sensitive information (kernel memory).
25 device driver in the linux kernel didnot properly deallocate memory in some error conditions.
A local privilegedattacker could use this to cause a denial of service (kernel memoryexhaustion).
Refer to Ubuntu security advisory USN-5384-1 for updates and patch information.
- USN-5384-1 - ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5384-1
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