Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
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).
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