Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-1322-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 57467

Synopsis

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

Description

Nick Bowler discovered the kernel GHASH message digest algorithm incorrectly handled error conditions. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1322-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57467

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1322-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/10/2012

Updated: 9/19/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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:11.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/27/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2203, CVE-2011-4077, CVE-2011-4081, CVE-2011-4110, CVE-2011-4132, CVE-2011-4330

BID: 48236, 50366, 50370, 50663, 50750, 50755

USN: 1322-1