Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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
Kees Cook discovered flaw in the Human Interface Device (HID)
subsystem when CONFIG_HID_ZEROPLUS is enabled. A physically proximate
attacker could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service via a
specially crafted device. (CVE-2013-2889)
Kees Cook discovered another flaw in the Human Interface Device (HID)
subsystem of the Linux kernel when any of CONFIG_LOGITECH_FF,
CONFIG_LOGIG940_FF, or CONFIG_LOGIWHEELS_FF are enabled. A physcially
proximate attacker can leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service
vias a specially crafted device. (CVE-2013-2893)
Kees Cook discovered yet another flaw in the Human Interface Device
(HID) subsystem of the Linux kernel when CONFIG_HID_MULTITOUCH is
enabled. A physically proximate attacker could leverage this flaw to
cause a denial of service (OOPS) via a specially crafted device.
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's dm snapshot facility. A
remote authenticated user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive
information or modify/corrupt data. (CVE-2013-4299).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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