Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Pageexec reported a bug in the Linux kernel's recvmsg syscall when
called from code using the x32 ABI. An unprivileged local user could
exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain
Update the affected linux-image-3.8.0-35-generic package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 72233 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0038