Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1939-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Vasily Kulikov discovered a flaw in the Linux Kernel's perf tool that
allows for privilege escalation. A local user could exploit this flaw
to run commands as root when using the perf tool. (CVE-2013-1060)

Michael S. Tsirkin discovered a flaw in how the Linux kernel's KVM
subsystem allocates memory slots for the guest's address space. A
local user could exploit this flaw to gain system privileges or obtain
sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-1943)

A flaw was discovered in the SCTP (stream control transfer protocol)
network protocol's handling of duplicate cookies in the Linux kernel.
A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
(system crash) on another remote user querying the SCTP connection.
(CVE-2013-2206)

Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered a flaw in setsockopt UDP_CORK option
in the Linux kernel's IPv6 stack. A local user could exploit this flaw
to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-4162).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69807 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60466
60715

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1060
CVE-2013-1943
CVE-2013-2206
CVE-2013-4162