Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-oneiric vulnerabilities (USN-1294-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57058

Synopsis

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

Description

Peter Huewe discovered an information leak in the handling of reading security-related TPM data. A local, unprivileged user could read the results of a previous TPM command. (CVE-2011-1162)

Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats did not enforce access restrictions. A local attacker could exploit this to read certain information, leading to a loss of privacy. (CVE-2011-2494)

Qianfeng Zhang discovered that the bridge networking interface incorrectly handled certain network packets. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service.
(CVE-2011-2942)

Yasuaki Ishimatsu discovered a flaw in the kernel's clock implementation. A local unprivileged attacker could exploit this causing a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3209)

Zheng Liu discovered a flaw in how the ext4 filesystem splits extents.
A local unprivileged attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3638)

Scot Doyle discovered that the bridge networking interface incorrectly handled certain network packets. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4087)

A bug was found in the way headroom check was performed in udp6_ufo_fragment() function. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2011-4326).

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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1294-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57058

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1294-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/09

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-virtual, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1162, CVE-2011-2494, CVE-2011-2942, CVE-2011-3209, CVE-2011-3638, CVE-2011-4081, CVE-2011-4087, CVE-2011-4326

BID: 50311, 50313, 50314, 50322, 50366, 50751, 50764

USN: 1294-1