Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1493-1)

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 :

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 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59816 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2313
CVE-2012-2319