Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-raring vulnerability (USN-1916-1)

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 format string vulnerability in the Broadcom B43
wireless driver for the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this
flaw to gain administrative privileges.

Solution :

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 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2852