Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2012 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
It was discovered that CIFS incorrectly handled authentication. When
a user had a CIFS share mounted that required authentication, a local
user could mount the same share without knowing the correct password.
Robert Swiecki discovered that mapping extensions were incorrectly
handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system,
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496)
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9