Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1491-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Stephan Mueller reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's dl2k network
driver's handling of ioctls. An unprivileged local user could leverage
this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2313)

Timo Warns reported multiple flaws in the Linux kernel's hfsplus
filesystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit these flaws to
gain root system priviliges. (CVE-2012-2319).

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-345-ec2 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59814 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2313