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.
Brad Spengler discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's uname system
call. An unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to read kernel
stack memory. (CVE-2012-0957)
Rodrigo Freire discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's TCP illinois
congestion control algorithm. A local attacker could use this to cause
a denial of service. (CVE-2012-4565).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true