CVE-2016-8655

Bug #1646318 reported by Steve Beattie on 2016-12-01
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Bug Description

CRD: partially public

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Fix is http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=84ac7260236a49c79eede91617700174c2c19b0c

Issue reported is claimed to have been introduced in f6fb8f100b807378fda19e83e5ac6828b638603a which was introduced pre v3.2, so affects all releases.

CVE References

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-12-01
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package linux - 3.2.0-118.161

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linux (3.2.0-118.161) precise; urgency=low

  * CVE-2016-8655 (LP: #1646318)
    - packet: fix race condition in packet_set_ring

 -- Brad Figg <email address hidden> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:19:55 -0800

Changed in linux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for linux has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-12-05
information type: Private Security → Public Security
Steve Beattie (sbeattie) on 2016-12-05
description: updated
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