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.
Dmitry Monakhov reported a race condition flaw the Linux ext4
filesystem that can expose stale data. An unprivileged user could
exploit this flaw to cause an information leak. (CVE-2012-4508)
An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's tkill and
tgkill system calls when used from compat processes. A local user
could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive kernel
Kees Cook discovered a format string vulnerability in the Broadcom B43
wireless driver for the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this
flaw to gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-2852).
Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-354-ec2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 67191 ()
Bugtraq ID: 562386025460410
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4508CVE-2013-2141CVE-2013-2852
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