USN-1280-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56948
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The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.


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.

Robert Swiecki discovered that mapping extensions were incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496)


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56948

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1280-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/26/2011

Updated: 12/1/2016

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/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: 11/24/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1585, CVE-2011-2496

USN: 1280-1