USN-1508-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 59986


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


An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's memory subsystem (hugetlb). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system).


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 59986

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1508-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/07/17

Updated: 2016/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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: 2012/07/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2390

USN: 1508-1