Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Nelson Elhage discovered several problems with the Acorn Econet
protocol driver. A local user could cause a denial of service via a
NULL pointer dereference, escalate privileges by overflowing the
kernel stack, and assign Econet addresses to arbitrary interfaces.
(CVE-2010-3848, CVE-2010-3849, CVE-2010-3850)
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the VIA video driver did not correctly
clear kernel memory. A local attacker could exploit this to read
kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4082).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true