Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-2611-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Vincent Tondellier discovered an integer overflow in the Linux
kernel's netfilter connection tracking accounting of loaded
extensions. An attacker on the local area network (LAN) could
potential exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash
of targeted system).

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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83758 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73953

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9715

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