Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-1412-1)

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 :

Somnath Kotur discovered an error in the Linux kernel's VLAN (virtual
lan) and be2net drivers. An attacker on the local network could
exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58533 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50312

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3347