Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1556-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62005

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Chen Haogang discovered an integer overflow that could result in memory corruption. A local unprivileged user could use this to crash the system. (CVE-2012-0044)

A 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. (CVE-2012-2372)

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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1556-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62005

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1556-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/07

Updated: 2019/03/26

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-ec2, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0044, CVE-2012-2372, CVE-2012-3400

BID: 51371, 54062, 54279

USN: 1556-1