USN-1673-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63299

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of new hot-plugged memory. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service by crashing the system.

Solution

Update the affected package(s).

See Also

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1673-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63299

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1673-1.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/19

Updated: 2016/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5517

USN: 1673-1