Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-saucy vulnerabilities (USN-2239-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

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.
(CVE-2014-3153)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel virtual machine's (kvm)
validation of interrupt requests (irq). A guest OS user could exploit
this flaw to cause a denial of service (host OS crash).
(CVE-2014-0155)

An information leak was discovered in the netfilter subsystem of the
Linux kernel. An attacker could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive
information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-2568)

Sasha Levin reported a bug in the Linux kernel's virtual memory
management subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-3122).

Solution :

Update the affected linux-image-3.11.0-23-generic and / or
linux-image-3.11.0-23-generic-lpae packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74359 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0155
CVE-2014-2568
CVE-2014-3122
CVE-2014-3153