Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Sasha Levin reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's point-to-point
protocol (PPP) when used with the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (L2TP).
A local user could exploit this flaw to gain administrative
An flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's audit subsystem when
auditing certain syscalls. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to
obtain potentially sensitive single-bit values from kernel memory or
cause a denial of service (OOPS). (CVE-2014-3917)
Don Bailey discovered a flaw in the LZO decompress algorithm used by
the Linux kernel. An attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service (memory corruption or OOPS). (CVE-2014-4608).
Update the affected packages.
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: 76562 ()
Bugtraq ID: 676996821468683
CVE ID: CVE-2014-3917CVE-2014-4608CVE-2014-4943
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