Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerability (USN-1391-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

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.

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-423-dove package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58287 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51380

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0038