Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1380-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58170
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Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was discovered in the TOMOYO LSM's handling of mount system calls. An unprivileged user could oops the system causing a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2518)

A bug was discovered in the Linux kernel's calculation of OOM (Out of memory) scores, that would result in the wrong process being killed. A user could use this to kill the process with the highest OOM score, even if that process belongs to another user or the system.
(CVE-2011-4097)

A flaw was found in the linux kernels IPv4 IGMP query processing. A remote attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2012-0207).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1380-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58170

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1380-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/29/2012

Updated: 2/26/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-versatile, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-virtual, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/28/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2012

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2498, CVE-2011-2518, CVE-2011-4097, CVE-2012-0207

BID: 48477, 50459, 51343

USN: 1380-1