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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.843427
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu Update for linux-azure USN-3541-2
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-azure'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'linux-azure'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
USN-3541-1 addressed vulnerabilities in the
Linux kernel for Ubuntu 17.10. This update provides the corresponding updates
for the Linux Hardware Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 17.10 for Ubuntu
16.04 LTS. Jann Horn discovered that microprocessors utilizing speculative
execution and branch prediction may allow unauthorized memory reads via
sidechannel attacks. This flaw is known as Spectre. A local attacker could use
this to expose sensitive information, including kernel memory. This update
provides mitigations for the i386 (CVE-2017-5753 only), amd64, ppc64el, and
s390x architectures. (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753) USN-3523-2 mitigated
CVE-2017-5754 (Meltdown) for the amd64 architecture in the Linux Hardware
Enablement (HWE) kernel from Ubuntu 17.10 for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This update
provides the corresponding mitigations for the ppc64el architecture. Original
advisory details: Jann Horn discovered that microprocessors utilizing
speculative execution and indirect branch prediction may allow unauthorized
memory reads via sidechannel attacks. This flaw is known as Meltdown. A local
attacker could use this to expose sensitive information, including kernel
memory. (CVE-2017-5754)

Affected Software/OS:
linux-azure on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
4.7

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5753
BugTraq ID: 102371
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102371
Bugtraq: 20190624 [SECURITY] [DSA 4469-1] libvirt security update (Google Search)
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Jun/36
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#180049
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/180049
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#584653
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/584653
Cisco Security Advisory: 20180104 CPU Side-Channel Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180104-cpusidechannel
Debian Security Information: DSA-4187 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4187
Debian Security Information: DSA-4188 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4188
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/43427/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-06
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/145645/Spectre-Information-Disclosure-Proof-Of-Concept.html
https://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2018/01/reading-privileged-memory-with-side.html
https://security.googleblog.com/2018/01/todays-cpu-vulnerability-what-you-need.html
https://spectreattack.com/
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2019-5072813.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00015.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00016.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00020.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00034.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/04/msg00004.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2018:0292
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0292
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040071
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0010 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00006.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0011 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00007.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0012 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00008.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2018:0022 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00014.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2018:0023 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00016.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3516-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3540-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3540-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3541-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3541-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3542-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3542-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3549-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3580-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3597-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3597-2/
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5715
BugTraq ID: 102376
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102376
Bugtraq: 20191112 FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-19:26.mcu (Google Search)
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Nov/16
Debian Security Information: DSA-4120 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4120
Debian Security Information: DSA-4213 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4213
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-18:03
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-18:03.speculative_execution.asc
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-19:26.mcu.asc
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/155281/FreeBSD-Security-Advisory-FreeBSD-SA-19-26.mcu.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/05/msg00000.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00017.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00025.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/08/msg00019.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0006 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00002.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0007 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00003.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0008 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00004.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0009 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0019 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00012.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2018:0020 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00013.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2018:0013 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-01/msg00009.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3531-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3531-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3560-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3561-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3581-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3581-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3582-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3582-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3594-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3620-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3690-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3777-3/
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-5754
BugTraq ID: 102378
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102378
BugTraq ID: 106128
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106128
Debian Security Information: DSA-4078 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4078
Debian Security Information: DSA-4082 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4082
https://meltdownattack.com/
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00004.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3522-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3522-3/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3522-4/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3523-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3523-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3524-2/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3525-1/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3583-1/
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