USN-6707-2: Linux kernel (ARM laptop) vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Advisory

Lonial Con discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel did
not properly handle element deactivation in certain cases, leading to a
use-after-free vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a
denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2024-1085)

Notselwyn discovered that the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel did
not properly handle verdict parameters in certain cases, leading to a use-
after-free vulnerability. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial
of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2024-1086)

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:
– Network drivers;
– PWM drivers;
(CVE-2024-26597, CVE-2024-26599)

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