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.
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.
Update the affected linux-image-3.8.0-27-generic package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69125 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2852