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.
Vadim Ponomarev discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel causing a
reference leak when PID namespaces are used. A remote attacker could
exploit this flaw causing a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2127)
A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel's KVM (Kernel-based Virtual
Machine) subsystem handled MSI (Message Signaled Interrupts). A local
unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
or potentially elevate privileges. (CVE-2012-2137).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62514 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5406355774
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2127CVE-2012-2137
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