USN-1271-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 56913

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that CIFS incorrectly handled authentication. When a user had a CIFS share mounted that required authentication, a local user could mount the same share without knowing the correct password.
(CVE-2011-1585)

It was discovered that the GRE protocol incorrectly handled netns initialization. A remote attacker could send a packet while the ip_gre module was loading, and crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1767)

It was discovered that the IP/IP protocol incorrectly handled netns initialization. A remote attacker could send a packet while the ipip module was loading, and crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1768)

Vasily Averin discovered that the NFS Lock Manager (NLM) incorrectly handled unlock requests. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2491)

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1271-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56913

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1271-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/11/22

Updated: 2016/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux

Required KB Items: Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1585, CVE-2011-1767, CVE-2011-1768, CVE-2011-2491

USN: 1271-1