Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-raring vulnerability (USN-1849-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's perf_events interface. A
local user could exploit this flaw to escalate privileges on the

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66716 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59846

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2094