Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Andy Lutomirski discover an error in the Linux kernel's credential
handling on unix sockets. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain
administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-1979)
A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the Broadcom tg3
ethernet driver for the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system) or potentially
escalate privileges on the system. (CVE-2013-1929)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's ftrace subsystem
interface. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (system crash). (CVE-2013-3301).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 66587 ()
Bugtraq ID: 589085905559538
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1929CVE-2013-1979CVE-2013-3301
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