Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-319-1 fixed a Linux kernel vulnerability in Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. This
followup advisory provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 5.04
For reference, these are the details of the original USN :
A race condition has been discovered in the file permission handling
of the /proc file system. A local attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with full root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
Public Exploit Available : true