Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1379-1)

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 :

Aristide Fattori and Roberto Paleari reported a flaw in the Linux
kernel's handling of IPv4 icmp packets. A remote user could exploit
this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1927)

A flaw was found in the Linux Ethernet bridge's handling of IGMP
(Internet Group Management Protocol) packets. An unprivileged local
user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2011-0716)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's AppArmor security
interface when invalid information was written to it. An unprivileged
local user could use this to cause a denial of service on the system.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58169 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46433

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0716