Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3908-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3908-2
Ubuntu Security Notice 3908-2 – USN-3908-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding updates for the Linux Hardware Enablement kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. Jann Horn discovered a race condition in the fork system call in the Linux kernel. A local attacker could use this to gain access to services that cache authorizations. Various other issues were also addressed.