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.
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)
An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's IPSec
key_socket when using the notify_policy interface. A local user could
exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information in
kernel memory. (CVE-2013-2237).
Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-41-generic package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9