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.
An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's memory subsystem
(hugetlb). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause
a denial of service (crash the system).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60106 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53668
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2390
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