Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2259-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Salva Peiro discovered an information leak in the Linux kernel's
media- device driver. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to
obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2014-1739)

A bounds check error was discovered in the socket filter subsystem of
the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service (system crash) via crafted BPF instructions.
(CVE-2014-3144)

A remainder calculation error was discovered in the socket filter
subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to
cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted BPF instructions.
(CVE-2014-3145).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76294 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67309
67321
68048

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1739
CVE-2014-3144
CVE-2014-3145