Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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. (CVE-2013-0190)
A failure to validate input was discovered in the Linux kernel's Xen
netback (network backend) driver. A user in a guest OS may exploit
this flaw to cause a denial of service to the guest OS and other guest
A memory leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's Xen netback
(network backend) driver. A user in a guest OS could trigger this flaw
to cause a denial of service on the system. (CVE-2013-0217)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel Xen PCI backend driver. If a
PCI device is assigned to the guest OS, the guest OS could exploit
this flaw to cause a denial of service on the host. (CVE-2013-0231)
A flaw was reported in the permission checks done by the Linux kernel
for /dev/cpu/*/msr. A local root user with all capabilities dropped
could exploit this flaw to execute code with full root capabilities.
Tommi Rantala discovered a flaw in the a flaw the Linux kernels
handling of datagrams packets when the MSG_PEEK flag is specified. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (system hang). (CVE-2013-0290)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's vhost driver used to
accelerate guest networking in KVM based virtual machines. A
privileged guest user could exploit this flaw to crash the host
A flaw was discovered in the Extended Verification Module (EVM) of the
Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user code exploit this flaw to
cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-0313)
An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's Bluetooth
stack when HIDP (Human Interface Device Protocol) support is enabled.
A local unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause an
information leak from the kernel. (CVE-2013-0349).
Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-26-generic package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 65610 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0190CVE-2013-0216CVE-2013-0217CVE-2013-0231CVE-2013-0268CVE-2013-0290CVE-2013-0311CVE-2013-0313CVE-2013-0349
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