Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-3082-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Chiachih Wu, Yuan-Tsung Lo, and Xuxian Jiang discovered that the
legacy ABI for ARM (OABI) had incomplete access checks for
epoll_wait(2) and semtimedop(2). A local attacker could use this to
possibly execute arbitrary code.

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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93601 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3857

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