Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2037-1)

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 :

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's KVM (kernel virtual
machine). An administrative user in the guest OS could leverage this
flaw to cause a denial of service in the host OS. (CVE-2012-2121)

Multiple integer overflow flaws where discovered in the Alchemy LCD
frame- buffer drivers in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user
could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-359-ec2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71204 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53162

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2121