Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-raring vulnerabilities (USN-2041-1)

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 dm snapshot facility. A
remote authenticated user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive
information or modify/corrupt data. (CVE-2013-4299)

Alan Chester reported a flaw in the IPv6 Stream Control Transmission
Protocol (SCTP) of the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could exploit
this flaw to obtain sensitive information by sniffing network traffic.

Dmitry Vyukov reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's handling of IPv6
UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) processing. A remote attacker could
leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-3.8.0-34-generic package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71207 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62405

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4299