Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-1929-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 69415
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Synopsis

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

Description

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's fanotify interface. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/1929-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 69415

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1929-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/21/2013

Updated: 9/19/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.2-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.2-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.2-highbank, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-3.2-virtual, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/20/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/7/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2148

USN: 1929-1