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 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
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62474 ()
Bugtraq ID: 53721
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2136
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