Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerability (USN-1415-1)

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 :

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.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58590 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52152

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0879