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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 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 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.
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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CVE ID: CVE-2012-2137
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