Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2017-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A denial of service flaw was discovered in the Btrfs file system in
the Linux kernel. A local user could cause a denial of service by
creating a large number of files with names that have the same CRC32
hash value. (CVE-2012-5374)

A denial of service flaw was discovered in the Btrfs file system in
the Linux kernel. A local user could cause a denial of service
(prevent file creation) for a victim, by creating a file with a
specific CRC32C hash value in a directory important to the victim.
(CVE-2012-5375)

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
memory. (CVE-2013-2147).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70801 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56939
56940
60280

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5374
CVE-2012-5375
CVE-2013-2147