USN-1740-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64806
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionSuleiman Souhlal, Salman Qazi, Aaron Durbin and Michael Davidson discovered a race condition in the Linux kernel's ptrace syscall. An unprivileged local attacker could exploit this flaw to run programs as an administrator.
SolutionUpdate the affected package(s).