Ubuntu 12.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1750-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Mathias Krause discovered a bounds checking error for netlink messages
requesting SOCK_DIAG_BY_FAMILY. An unprivileged local user could
exploit this flaw to crash the system or run programs as an
administrator.

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic and / or
linux-image-3.5.0-25-highbank packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64910 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58137

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1763