Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1341-1)

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)

Dan Rosenberg reported an error in the old ABI compatibility layer of
ARM kernels. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1759)

Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the kernel's handling of corrupt LDM
partitions. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of
service or escalate privileges. (CVE-2011-2182)

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 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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57665 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48236
50755
50764

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1162
CVE-2011-1759
CVE-2011-2182
CVE-2011-2203
CVE-2011-4110