Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dan Rosenberg discovered that multiple terminal ioctls did not
correctly initialize structure memory. A local attacker could exploit
this to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the socket filters did not correctly
initialize structure memory. A local attacker could create malicious
filters to read portions of kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the SCSI subsystem did not correctly
validate iov segments. A local attacker with access to a SCSI device
could send specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to
a denial of service. (CVE-2010-4163, CVE-2010-4668).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false