Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-1454-1)

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 :

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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59292 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51945

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4086