Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerability (USN-1728-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Andrew Cooper of Citrix reported a Xen stack corruption in the Linux
kernel. An unprivileged user in a 32bit PVOPS guest can cause the
guest kernel to crash, or operate erroneously.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64681 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57433

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0190