Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1225-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Timo Warns discovered that the EFI GUID partition table was not
correctly parsed. A physically local attacker that could insert
mountable devices could exploit this to crash the system or possibly
gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1776)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IPv4 diagnostic routines did not
correctly validate certain requests. A local attacker could exploit
this to consume CPU resources, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2011-2213)

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Bluetooth stack incorrectly handled
certain L2CAP requests. If a system was using Bluetooth, a remote
attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or
gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-2497)

Fernando Gont discovered that the IPv6 stack used predictable fragment
identification numbers. A remote attacker could exploit this to
exhaust network resources, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2011-2699)

Time Warns discovered that long symlinks were incorrectly handled on
Be filesystems. A local attacker could exploit this with a malformed
Be filesystem and crash the system, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2011-2928)

Darren Lavender discovered that the CIFS client incorrectly handled
certain large values. A remote attacker with a malicious server could
exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the root user. (CVE-2011-3191).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56388 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47796
48333
48472
48802
49256
49295

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1776
CVE-2011-2213
CVE-2011-2497
CVE-2011-2699
CVE-2011-2928
CVE-2011-3191