Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities (USN-2111-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Vasily Kulikov reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's implementation of
ptrace. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain
sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-2929)

A flaw in the handling of memory regions of the kernel virtual machine
(KVM) subsystem was discovered. A local user with the ability to
assign a device could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
(memory consumption). (CVE-2013-4592)

Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's
debugfs filesystem. An administrative local user could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS). (CVE-2013-6378)

Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the driver for
Adaptec AACRAID scsi raid devices in the Linux kernel. A local user
could use this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly other
unspecified impact. (CVE-2013-6380).

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-46-generic package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72574 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2929
CVE-2013-4592
CVE-2013-6378
CVE-2013-6380