Ubuntu 6.06 LTS : linux-source-2.6.15 vulnerability (USN-319-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27895
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA race condition has been discovered in the file permission handling of the /proc file system. A local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with full root privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.