Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-trusty vulnerability (USN-2313-1)

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 :

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).

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 linux-image-3.13-generic and / or
linux-image-3.13-generic-lpae packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77198 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67699

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3917

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