Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2174-1)

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 :

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of SCTP
handshake. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial
of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-0101)

An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's DCCP protocol support. A
remote attacked could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
(system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-2523).

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-363-ec2 package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73723 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65943
66279

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0101
CVE-2014-2523