Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : ifupdown update (USN-1037-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Under certain circumstances, the DHCP client could start before its
AppArmor profile was loaded and therefore run unconfined. This update
ensures the AppArmor profile is loaded before DHCP client starts.

Solution :

Update the affected ifupdown package.

Risk factor :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51434 ()

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