Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of new
hot-plugged memory. An unprivileged local user could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service by crashing the system.
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 63299 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5517