USN-1300-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 57301


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


A bug was discovered in the XFS filesystem's handling of pathnames. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service, or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-4077)

A flaw was found in the Journaling Block Device (JBD). A local attacker able to mount ext3 or ext4 file systems could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-4132)

Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS file system bounds checking. When a malformed HFS file system is mounted a local user could crash the system or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-4330)


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57301

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1300-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/12/14

Modified: 2016/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 2011/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4077, CVE-2011-4132, CVE-2011-4330

USN: 1300-1