Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Suleiman Souhlal, Salman Qazi, Aaron Durbin and Michael Davidson
discovered a race condition in the Linux kernel's ptrace syscall. An
unprivileged local attacker could exploit this flaw to run programs as
Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64809 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0871