Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6454-4

Ubuntu Security Notice 6454-4 – Kyle Zeng discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel contained a race condition in IP set operations in certain situations. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. Alex Birnberg discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly validate register length, leading to an out-of-bounds write vulnerability. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.Ubuntu Security Notice 6454-4 – Kyle Zeng discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel contained a race condition in IP set operations in certain situations. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. Alex Birnberg discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel did not properly validate register length, leading to an out-of-bounds write vulnerability. A local attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service.