Ubuntu 11.10 : linux vulnerability (USN-1554-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61787
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the Linux kernel's Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.