USN-1330-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 57534
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Synopsis

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

Description

Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS filesystem. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops. (CVE-2011-2203)

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 how the Linux kernel handles user-defined key types. An unprivileged local user could exploit this to crash the system. (CVE-2011-4110)

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)

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1330-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57534

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1330-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/13/2012

Updated: 12/1/2016

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: 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: 1/13/2012

Reference Information

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

USN: 1330-1