SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected package(s).