USN-1700-2 : linux-ti-omap4 regression
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64435
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionUSN-1700-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel. Due to an unrelated regression inotify/fanotify stopped working after upgrading. This update fixes the problem.
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Original advisory details:
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of script execution when module loading is enabled. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a leak of kernel stack contents.
(CVE-2012-4530) Florian Weimer discovered that hypervkvpd, which is distributed in the Linux kernel, was not correctly validating source addresses of netlink packets. An untrusted local user can cause a denial of service by causing hypervkvpd to exit. (CVE-2012-5532)
SolutionUpdate the affected package(s).