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.
Kees Cook discovered that some ethtool functions did not correctly
clear heap memory. A local attacker with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges
could exploit this to read portions of kernel heap memory, leading to
a loss of privacy. (CVE-2010-4655)
Kees Cook discovered that the IOWarrior USB device driver did not
correctly check certain size fields. A local attacker with physical
access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to crash the
system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2010-4656)
Goldwyn Rodrigues discovered that the OCFS2 filesystem did not
correctly clear memory when writing certain file holes. A local
attacker could exploit this to read uninitialized data from the disk,
leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-0463)
Jens Kuehnel discovered that the InfiniBand driver contained a race
condition. On systems using InfiniBand, a local attacker could send
specially crafted requests to crash the system, leading to a denial of
Rafael Dominguez Vega discovered that the caiaq Native Instruments USB
driver did not correctly validate string lengths. A local attacker
with physical access could plug in a specially crafted USB device to
crash the system or potentially gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-0712)
Timo Warns discovered that LDM partition parsing routines did not
correctly calculate block counts. A local attacker with physical
access could plug in a specially crafted block device to crash the
system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1012)
Timo Warns discovered that the LDM disk partition handling code did
not correctly handle certain values. By inserting a specially crafted
disk device, a local attacker could exploit this to gain root
Tavis Ormandy discovered that the pidmap function did not correctly
handle large requests. A local attacker could exploit this to crash
the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1593).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55109 ()
Bugtraq ID: 45972460694641946512468394711647497
CVE ID: CVE-2010-4655CVE-2010-4656CVE-2011-0463CVE-2011-0695CVE-2011-0712CVE-2011-1012CVE-2011-1017CVE-2011-1593
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