Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerability (USN-1664-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Zhang Zuotao discovered a bug in the Linux kernel's handling of
overlapping fragments in ipv6. A remote attacker could exploit this
flaw to bypass firewalls and initial new network connections that
should have been blocked by the firewall.

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-350-ec2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63262 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56891

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4444