USN-1392-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 58288
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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1392-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58288

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1392-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/8/2012

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: 3/7/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2182

USN: 1392-1