Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1323-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

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)

Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS filesystem. A local
attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops. (CVE-2011-2203)

A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker
could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an
active wireless interface using the b43 driver. (CVE-2011-3359)

A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel handles user-defined key
types. An unprivileged local user could exploit this to crash the
system. (CVE-2011-4110).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57495 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48236

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1162