Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Chanam Park reported a NULL pointer flaw in the Linux kernel's Ceph
client. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (system crash). (CVE-2013-1059)
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)
Jonathan Salwan discovered an information leak in the Linux kernel's
cdrom driver. A local user can exploit this leak to obtain sensitive
information from kernel memory if the CD-ROM drive is malfunctioning.
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel when an IPv6 socket is used
to connect to an IPv4 destination. An unprivileged local user could
exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).
An information leak was discovered in the IPSec key_socket
implementation in the Linux kernel. An local user could exploit this
flaw to examine potentially sensitive information in kernel memory.
Kees Cook discovered a format string vulnerability in the Linux
kernel's disk block layer. A local user with administrator privileges
could exploit this flaw to gain kernel privileges. (CVE-2013-2851)
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)
Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered a flaw in the IPv6 subsystem of the
Linux kernel when the IPV6_MTU setsockopt option has been specified in
combination with the UDP_CORK option. A local user could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-4163).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 69809 ()
Bugtraq ID: 603756040960922
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1059CVE-2013-1060CVE-2013-2164CVE-2013-2232CVE-2013-2234CVE-2013-2851CVE-2013-4162CVE-2013-4163
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