Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
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)
An error was found in the Linux kernel's IPv6 netfilter when
connection tracking is enabled. A remote attacker could exploit this
flaw to crash a system if it is using IPv6 with the nf_contrack_ipv6
kernel module loaded. (CVE-2012-2744).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 59985 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5348854367
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1601CVE-2012-2744
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