Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-1322-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 57467
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionNick 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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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.