Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Peter Huewe discovered an information leak in the handling of reading
security-related TPM data. A local, unprivileged user could read the
results of a previous TPM command. (CVE-2011-1162)
Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats did not enforce access
restrictions. A local attacker could exploit this to read certain
information, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2494)
Mathieu Desnoyers discovered that the kernel sockets implementation
incorrectly dereferenced user pointers. A local attacker could
possibly exploit this to crash the system. (CVE-2011-4594).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56917 ()
Bugtraq ID: 50314
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1162CVE-2011-2494CVE-2011-4594
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