Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1324-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 57496
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionClement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS filesystem. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops. (CVE-2011-2203)
A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel handles user-defined key types. An unprivileged local user could exploit this to crash the system. (CVE-2011-4110).
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SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.