Bug #1646318 reported by Steve Beattie
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

CRD: partially public

Security: sbeattie

Fix is

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)
description: updated
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

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
Revision history for this message
Adam Conrad (adconrad) wrote : Update 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)
information type: Private Security → Public Security
Steve Beattie (sbeattie)
description: updated
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public Security information  
Everyone can see this security related information.

Other bug subscribers