Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-1992-1)

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 Linux kernel when reading
broadcast messages from the notify_policy interface of the IPSec
key_socket. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine
potentially sensitive information in kernel memory.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70539 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60953

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2237