USN-1532-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 61510
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionAn error was discovered in the Linux kernel's network TUN/TAP device implementation. A local user with access to the TUN/TAP interface (which is not available to unprivileged users until granted by a root user) could exploit this flaw to crash the system or potential gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2012-2136)
Ulrich Obergfell discovered an error in the Linux kernel's memory management subsystem on 32 bit PAE systems with more than 4GB of memory installed. A local unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-2373)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's epoll system call. An unprivileged local user could use this flaw to crash the system.
Some errors where discovered in the Linux kernel's UDF file system, which is used to mount some CD-ROMs and DVDs. An unprivileged local user could use these flaws to crash the system. (CVE-2012-3400)
SolutionUpdate the affected package(s).