Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6466-1

Ubuntu Security Notice 6466-1 – Hyunwoo Kim discovered that the DVB Core driver in the Linux kernel contained a race condition during device removal, leading to a use-after- free vulnerability. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Hyunwoo Kim discovered that the Technotrend/Hauppauge USB DEC driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle device removal events. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.Ubuntu Security Notice 6466-1 – Hyunwoo Kim discovered that the DVB Core driver in the Linux kernel contained a race condition during device removal, leading to a use-after- free vulnerability. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code. Hyunwoo Kim discovered that the Technotrend/Hauppauge USB DEC driver in the Linux kernel did not properly handle device removal events. A physically proximate attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.