Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerability (USN-1684-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of script
execution when module loading is enabled. A local attacker could
exploit this flaw to cause a leak of kernel stack contents.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63475 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55878

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4530