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.
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 linux-image-3.5.0-31-generic package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2