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.
JÃ¼ri Aedla discovered that the kernel incorrectly handled
/proc/<pid>/mem permissions. A local attacker could exploit this and
gain root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 57697 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0056
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