Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1556-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 62005
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionChen 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.