USN-1458-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 59322

Synopsis

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

Description

A 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. (CVE-2011-4086)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cifs file system. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1090)

H. Peter Anvin reported a flaw in the Linux kernel that could crash the system. A local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system.
(CVE-2012-1097)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cgroups subset. A local attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-1146)

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 file system when mounting a corrupt filesystem. A user-assisted remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2100)

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1458-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 59322

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1458-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/06/01

Updated: 2016/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/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: 2012/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4086, CVE-2012-1090, CVE-2012-1097, CVE-2012-1146, CVE-2012-2100

USN: 1458-1