Ubuntu 13.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1837-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66590

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's crypto API. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3076)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's rcvmsg path for ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode). A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3222)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's recvmsg path for ax25 address family. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3223)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's recvmsg path for the bluetooth address family. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3224)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's bluetooth rfcomm protocol support. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3225)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's bluetooth SCO sockets implementation. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3226)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's CAIF protocol implementation. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory.
(CVE-2013-3227)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's IRDA (infrared) support subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3228)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's s390 - z/VM support. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3229)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's l2tp (Layer Two Tunneling Protocol) implementation. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3230)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's llc (Logical Link Layer 2) support. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory.
(CVE-2013-3231)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's nfc (near field communication) support. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3233)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's Rose X.25 protocol layer. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory.
(CVE-2013-3234)

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's TIPC (Transparent Inter Process Communication) protocol implementation. A local user could exploit this flaw to examine potentially sensitive information from the kernel's stack memory. (CVE-2013-3235).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected linux-image-3.8-generic package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1837-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66590

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1837-1.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/25

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.8-generic, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.04

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/04/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-3076, CVE-2013-3222, CVE-2013-3223, CVE-2013-3224, CVE-2013-3225, CVE-2013-3226, CVE-2013-3227, CVE-2013-3228, CVE-2013-3229, CVE-2013-3230, CVE-2013-3231, CVE-2013-3233, CVE-2013-3234, CVE-2013-3235

BID: 59377, 59380, 59381, 59382, 59383, 59385, 59387, 59388, 59389, 59390, 59393, 59396, 59397, 59398

USN: 1837-1