Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Dan Rosenberg reported errors in the OSS (Open Sound System) MIDI
interface. A local attacker on non-x86 systems might be able to cause
a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1476)
Dan Rosenberg reported errors in the kernel's OSS (Open Sound System)
driver for Yamaha FM synthesizer chips. A local user can exploit this
to cause memory corruption, causing a denial of service or privilege
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)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's NFSv4 (Network File System
version 4) file system. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw
to cause a denial of service by creating a file in a NFSv4 filesystem.
A flaw was found in how the linux kernel handles user-space held
futexs. An unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial
of service or possibly elevate privileges. (CVE-2012-0028).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true