Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
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)
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)
The linux kernel did not properly account for PTE pages when deciding
which task to kill in out of memory conditions. A local, unprivileged
could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2498)
A flaw was discovered in the TOMOYO LSM's handling of mount system
calls. An unprivileged user could oops the system causing a denial of
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.
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2