Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerability (USN-1391-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58287


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


A flaw was discovered in the XFS filesystem. If a local user mounts a specially crafted XFS image it could potential execute arbitrary code on the system.


Update the affected linux-image-2.6.32-423-dove package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58287

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1391-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/8/2012

Updated: 1/27/2014

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/7/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0038

BID: 51380

USN: 1391-1