USN-3617-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

linux vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 17.10 Summary Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel. Software Description linux - Linux kernel Details It was discovered that a race condition leading to a use-after-free vulnerability existed in the ALSA PCM subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-0861) It was discovered that the KVM...