Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the IPv4 diagnostic routines did not
correctly validate certain requests. A local attacker could exploit
this to consume CPU resources, leading to a denial of service.
Dan Rosenberg discovered that the Bluetooth stack incorrectly handled
certain L2CAP requests. If a system was using Bluetooth, a remote
attacker could send specially crafted traffic to crash the system or
gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-2497)
It was discovered that the EXT4 filesystem contained multiple
off-by-one flaws. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the
system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2695)
Mauro Carvalho Chehab discovered that the si4713 radio driver did not
correctly check the length of memory copies. If this hardware was
available, a local attacker could exploit this to crash the system or
gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-2700)
Herbert Xu discovered that certain fields were incorrectly handled
when Generic Receive Offload (CVE-2011-2723)
Time Warns discovered that long symlinks were incorrectly handled on
Be filesystems. A local attacker could exploit this with a malformed
Be filesystem and crash the system, leading to a denial of service.
Dan Kaminsky discovered that the kernel incorrectly handled random
sequence number generation. An attacker could use this flaw to
possibly predict sequence numbers and inject packets. (CVE-2011-3188)
Darren Lavender discovered that the CIFS client incorrectly handled
certain large values. A remote attacker with a malicious server could
exploit this to crash the system or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the root user. (CVE-2011-3191).
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.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 56645 ()
Bugtraq ID: 48804
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