Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-1454-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59292
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the Linux's kernels ext4 file system when mounted with a journal. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.