USN-1577-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 62238
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's KVM (kernel virtual machine). An administrative user in the guest OS could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service in the host OS. (CVE-2012-2121)
Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit this flaw to to cause a denial of service.
Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel. (CVE-2012-3430)
A flaw was discovered in the madvise feature of the Linux kernel's memory subsystem. An unprivileged local use could exploit the flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the system). (CVE-2012-3511)
SolutionUpdate the affected package(s).