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.
A flaw was found in the Linux's kernels ext4 file system when mounted
with a journal. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4086)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cifs file system. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1090)
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 file system when mounting
a corrupt filesystem. A user-assisted remote attacker could exploit
this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2100)
Tetsuo Handa reported a flaw in the OOM (out of memory) killer of the
Linux kernel. A local unprivileged user can exploit this flaw to cause
system unstability and denial of services. (CVE-2012-4398).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true