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.
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's pseudo tty (pty) device.
An unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (system crash) or potentially gain administrator privileges.
Update the affected linux-image-3.8.0-39-generic package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73889 ()
Bugtraq ID: 67199
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0196
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