USN-1599-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

Low Nessus Plugin ID 62475


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


Pablo Neira Ayuso discovered a flaw in the credentials of netlink messages. An unprivileged local attacker could exploit this by getting a netlink based service, that relies on netlink credentials, to perform privileged actions.


Update the affected package(s).

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 62475

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1599-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/10/10

Modified: 2016/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/10/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3520

USN: 1599-1