Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-1412-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58533
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionSomnath Kotur discovered an error in the Linux kernel's VLAN (virtual lan) and be2net drivers. An attacker on the local network could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.