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USN-4191-2: QEMU vulnerabilities

USN-4191-2 fixed a vulnerability in QEMU. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that the LSI SCSI adapter emulator implementation in QEMU did not properly validate executed scripts. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12068) Sergej…

14 November 2019 | ubuntu-14.04-esm

USN-4191-1: QEMU vulnerabilities

It was discovered that the LSI SCSI adapter emulator implementation in QEMU did not properly validate executed scripts. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12068) Sergej Schumilo, Cornelius Aschermann and Simon Wörner discovered that the qxl paravirtual graphics driver implementation in QEMU contained a…

14 November 2019 | ubuntu-19.10, ubuntu-19.04, ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts

USN-4186-3: Linux kernel vulnerability

USN-4186-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. It was discovered that the kernel fix for CVE-2019-0155 (i915 missing Blitter Command Streamer check) was incomplete on 64-bit Intel x86 systems. This update addresses the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-16.04-lts

USN-4185-3: Linux kernel vulnerability and regression

USN-4185-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. It was discovered that the kernel fix for CVE-2019-0155 (i915 missing Blitter Command Streamer check) was incomplete on 64-bit Intel x86 systems. Also, the update introduced a regression that broke KVM guests where extended page tables (EPT) are disabled or not supported. This update…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts

USN-4183-2: Linux kernel vulnerability

USN-4183-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. It was discovered that the kernel fix for CVE-2019-0155 (i915 missing Blitter Command Streamer check) was incomplete on 64-bit Intel x86 systems. This update addresses the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. Original advisory details: Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-19.10

USN-4184-2: Linux kernel vulnerability and regression

USN-4184-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. It was discovered that the kernel fix for CVE-2019-0155 (i915 missing Blitter Command Streamer check) was incomplete on 64-bit Intel x86 systems. Also, the update introduced a regression that broke KVM guests where extended page tables (EPT) are disabled or not supported. This update…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-19.04, ubuntu-18.04-lts

USN-4190-1: libjpeg-turbo vulnerabilities

It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain BMP images. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. (CVE-2018-14498) It was discovered that libjpeg-turbo incorrectly handled certain JPEG images. An attacker could possibly use this…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-19.04, ubuntu-18.04-lts, ubuntu-16.04-lts

USN-4189-1: DPDK vulnerability

Jason Wang discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled certain messages. An attacker in a malicious container could possibly use this issue to cause DPDK to leak resources, resulting in a denial of service.

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-19.10, ubuntu-19.04, ubuntu-18.04-lts

USN-4188-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian Österlund, Pietro Frigo, Kaveh Razavi, Herbert Bos, Cristiano Giuffrida, Giorgi Maisuradze, Moritz Lipp, Michael Schwarz, Daniel Gruss, and Jo Van Bulck discovered that Intel processors using Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) could expose memory contents previously stored in…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-12.04-esm

USN-4185-2: Linux kernel (Azure) vulnerabilities

Stephan van Schaik, Alyssa Milburn, Sebastian Österlund, Pietro Frigo, Kaveh Razavi, Herbert Bos, Cristiano Giuffrida, Giorgi Maisuradze, Moritz Lipp, Michael Schwarz, Daniel Gruss, and Jo Van Bulck discovered that Intel processors using Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) could expose memory contents previously stored in…

13 November 2019 | ubuntu-14.04-esm