Ubuntu 11.04 : linux vulnerability (USN-1557-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62006


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


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.

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.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62006

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1557-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/07

Modified: 2016/10/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-versatile, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-virtual, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3400

BID: 54279

OSVDB: 83548, 83549

USN: 1557-1