USN-1383-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 58264
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionAristide Fattori and Roberto Paleari reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's handling of IPv4 icmp packets. A remote user could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-1927)
Dan Rosenberg reported an error in the old ABI compatibility layer of ARM kernels. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-1759)
Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the kernel's handling of corrupt LDM partitions. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of service or escalate privileges. (CVE-2011-2182)
The linux kernel did not properly account for PTE pages when deciding which task to kill in out of memory conditions. A local, unprivileged could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2498)
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 flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's AppArmor security interface when invalid information was written to it. An unprivileged local user could use this to cause a denial of service on the system.
SolutionUpdate the affected package(s).