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Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
An flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's perf_events interface. A
local user could exploit this flaw to escalate privileges on the
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.
Update the affected linux-image-3.5-generic and / or
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 66469 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2094
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