Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Issues Advisory on Ubuntu Security Vulnerabilities

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has issued a security advisory (AV23-630) regarding vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel affecting various Ubuntu products. The advisory covers the period from October 9 to October 15, 2023.

Affected Products:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
  • Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
  • Ubuntu 18.04 ESM
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Key Points:

  • Nature of Vulnerabilities: The security notice from Ubuntu, identified as LSN-0098-1, addresses critical vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel.
  • Timeline: The vulnerabilities were disclosed and addressed between October 9 and October 15, 2023.
  • Action Required: The Cyber Centre strongly recommends users and administrators to review the detailed information provided in the web link attached to the advisory. It is essential to apply the necessary updates promptly to mitigate potential security risks.

This advisory serves as a crucial alert to the users of Ubuntu products, emphasizing the importance of staying vigilant and taking swift action to ensure the security of systems.

For more information, please refer to the Ubuntu Security Notice – LSN-0098-1 on Ubuntu’s Security Notices.