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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 69415

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: 2013/08/21

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2013/08/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2148

USN: 1929-1