Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1362-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Han-Wen Nienhuys reported a flaw in the FUSE kernel module. A local
user who can mount a FUSE file system could cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2011-3353)

A flaw was found in KVM's Programmable Interval Timer (PIT). When a
virtual interrupt control is not available a local user could use this
to cause a denial of service by starting a timer. (CVE-2011-4622)

A flaw was discovered in the XFS filesystem. If a local user mounts a
specially crafted XFS image it could potential execute arbitrary code
on the system. (CVE-2012-0038)

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).

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: 57936 ()

Bugtraq ID: 49527
51371

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3353
CVE-2011-4622
CVE-2012-0038
CVE-2012-0044