Ubuntu 13.04 : linux vulnerability (USN-1847-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Kees Cook discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's iSCSI subsystem. A
remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service (system crash) or potentially gain administrative
privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-3.8.0-23-generic package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66715 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60243

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2850