Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : mesa vulnerability (USN-1623-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that Mesa incorrectly handled certain arrays. An
attacker could use this issue to cause Mesa to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62817 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55135

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2864