Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Vince Weaver discovered a flaw in the perf subsystem of the Linux
kernel on ARM platforms. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain
privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash).
A failure to validate block numbers was discovered in the Linux
kernel's implementation of the XFS filesystem. A local user can cause
a denial of service (system crash) if they can mount, or cause to be
mounted a corrupted or special crafted XFS filesystem. (CVE-2013-1819).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 70190 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1819CVE-2013-4254
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