Advisory Published

USN-6766-3: Linux kernel (AWS) vulnerabilities

First published: Mon May 20 2024(Updated: )

It was discovered that the Open vSwitch implementation in the Linux kernel could overflow its stack during recursive action operations under certain conditions. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2024-1151) Sander Wiebing, Alvise de Faveri Tron, Herbert Bos, and Cristiano Giuffrida discovered that the Linux kernel mitigations for the initial Branch History Injection vulnerability (CVE-2022-0001) were insufficient for Intel processors. A local attacker could potentially use this to expose sensitive information. (CVE-2024-2201) Chenyuan Yang discovered that the RDS Protocol implementation in the Linux kernel contained an out-of-bounds read vulnerability. An attacker could use this to possibly cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2024-23849) Several security issues were discovered in the Linux kernel. An attacker could possibly use these to compromise the system. This update corrects flaws in the following subsystems:

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
All of
ubuntu/linux-image-5.15.0-1061-aws<5.15.0-1061.67
5.15.0-1061.67
Ubuntu Ubuntu=22.04
All of
ubuntu/linux-image-aws-lts-22.04<5.15.0.1061.61
5.15.0.1061.61
Ubuntu Ubuntu=22.04
All of
ubuntu/linux-image-5.15.0-1061-aws<5.15.0-1061.67~20.04.1
5.15.0-1061.67~20.04.1
Ubuntu Ubuntu=20.04
All of
ubuntu/linux-image-aws<5.15.0.1061.67~20.04.1
5.15.0.1061.67~20.04.1
Ubuntu Ubuntu=20.04

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