Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS filesystem. A local
attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops. (CVE-2011-2203)
A bug was discovered in the XFS filesystem's handling of pathnames. A
local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a
denial of service, or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-4077)
A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel handles user-defined key
types. An unprivileged local user could exploit this to crash the
A flaw was found in the Journaling Block Device (JBD). A local
attacker able to mount ext3 or ext4 file systems could exploit this to
crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4132)
Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS file system bounds
checking. When a malformed HFS file system is mounted a local user
could crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-4330)
Chen Haogang discovered an integer overflow that could result in
memory corruption. A local unprivileged user could use this to crash
the system. (CVE-2012-0044)
JÃ¼ri Aedla discovered that the kernel incorrectly handled
/proc/<pid>/mem permissions. A local attacker could exploit this and
gain root privileges. (CVE-2012-0056).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true