Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-1994-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Dan Carpenter discovered an information leak in the HP Smart Aray and
Compaq SMART2 disk-array driver in the Linux kernel. A local user
could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-42-generic package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70540 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2147