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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's KVM (kernel virtual
machine). An administrative user in the guest OS could leverage this
flaw to cause a denial of service in the host OS. (CVE-2012-2121)
Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network
drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user
could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service.
Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel
implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could
potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the
A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's
memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to
cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511)
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
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CVE ID: CVE-2012-2121CVE-2012-3412CVE-2012-3430CVE-2012-3511
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