Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Louis Rilling discovered a flaw in Linux kernel's clone command when
CLONE_IO is specified. An unprivileged local user could exploit this
to cause a denial of service.
Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-344-ec2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 58498 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52152
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0879
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