Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1976-1)

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 :

An information leak was discovered in the handling of ICMPv6 Router
Advertisement (RA) messages in the Linux kernel's IPv6 network stack.
A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
(excessive retries and address-generation outage), and consequently
obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2013-0343)

Kees Cook discovered flaw in the Human Interface Device (HID)
subsystem of the Linux kernel. A physically proximate attacker could
exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of
service (heap memory corruption) via a specially crafted device that
provides an invalid Report ID. (CVE-2013-2888)

Kees Cook discovered a flaw in the Human Interface Device (HID)
subsystem of the Linux kerenl when CONFIG_HID_PANTHERLORD is enabled.
A physically proximate attacker could cause a denial of service (heap
out-of-bounds write) via a specially crafted device. (CVE-2013-2892).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70251 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58795
62043
62049

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0343
CVE-2013-2888
CVE-2013-2892