Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges.
Update the affected linux-image-3.5.0-51-generic package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 74357 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-3153