[SRU T/Z] Fix CVE-2017-7541

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Tue Aug 22 09:08:14 UTC 2017


It was discovered that a buffer overflow existed in the Broadcom
FullMAC WLAN driver in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use
this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Fix is pending in Xenial (4.4.0-93.116) but also required in Zesty
and Trusty. For Trusty the change has to be applied to a different
path but otherwise is unchanged.

-Stefan





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