Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine)
virtual cpu setup. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw
to crash the system leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1601)
Steve Grubb reported a flaw with Linux fscaps (file system base
capabilities) when used to increase the permissions of a process. For
application on which fscaps are in use a local attacker can disable
address space randomization to make attacking the process with raised
privileges easier. (CVE-2012-2123)
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2