USN-1364-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

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)

Andy Whitcroft discovered a that the Overlayfs filesystem was not
doing the extended permission checks needed by cgroups and Linux
Security Modules (LSMs). A local user could exploit this to by-pass
security policy and access files that should not be accessible.

Jüri Aedla discovered that the kernel incorrectly handled
/proc/<pid>/mem permissions. A local attacker could exploit this and
gain root privileges. (CVE-2012-0056)

A flaw was found in the linux kernels IPv4 IGMP query processing. A
remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57938 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0038