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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
Andy Adamson discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's NFSv4
implementation. A remote NFS server (attacker) could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4131)
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)
An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's network TUN/TAP device
implementation. A local user with access to the TUN/TAP interface
(which is not available to unprivileged users until granted by a root
user) could exploit this flaw to crash the system or potential gain
administrative privileges. (CVE-2012-2136)
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)
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Reliable Datagram Sockets
(RDS) protocol implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use
this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2372)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's NFSv4 (Network file
system) handling of ACLs (access control lists). A remote NFS server
(attacker) could cause a denial of service (OOPS). (CVE-2012-2375)
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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CVE ID: CVE-2011-4131CVE-2012-2123CVE-2012-2136CVE-2012-2313CVE-2012-2319CVE-2012-2372CVE-2012-2375
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