USN-1599-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

Pablo Neira Ayuso discovered a flaw in the credentials of netlink
messages. An unprivileged local attacker could exploit this by
getting a netlink based service, that relies on netlink credentials,
to perform privileged actions.

See also :

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1599-1/

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62475 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3520