Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-1412-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 58533

Synopsis

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

Description

Somnath 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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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1412-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58533

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1412-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/30/2012

Updated: 9/19/2019

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.0-virtual, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/8/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3347

BID: 50312

USN: 1412-1