Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
It was discovered that hypervkvpd, which is distributed in the Linux
kernel, was not correctly validating the origin on Netlink messages.
An untrusted local user can cause a denial of service of Linux guests
in Hyper-V virtualization environments. (CVE-2012-2669)
Dmitry Monakhov reported a race condition flaw the Linux ext4
filesystem that can expose stale data. An unprivileged user could
exploit this flaw to cause an information leak. (CVE-2012-4508)
Florian Weimer discovered that hypervkvpd, which is distributed in
the Linux kernel, was not correctly validating source addresses of
netlink packets. An untrusted local user can cause a denial of
service by causing hypervkvpd to exit. (CVE-2012-5532)
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9