USN-1679-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1679-1/

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63322 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5517