Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Miroslav Vadkerti discovered a flaw in how the permissions for network
sysctls are handled in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user
could exploit this flaw to have privileged access to files in
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)
Wannes Rombouts reported a vulnerability in the networking tuntap
interface of the Linux kernel. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN
capability could leverage this flaw to gain full admin privileges.
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).
Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's UDP
Fragmenttation Offload (UFO). An unprivileged local user could exploit
this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain
administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-4470).
Update the affected linux-image-3.11.0-14-generic and / or
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : false