Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Marcelo Ricardo Leitner discovered a race condition in the Linux
kernel's SCTP address configuration lists when using Address
Configuration Change (ASCONF) options on a socket. An unprivileged
local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
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 linux-image-3.13-generic,
linux-image-3.13-generic-lpae and / or linux-image-3.13-lowlatency
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9