Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerability (USN-1994-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 70540
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionDan Carpenter discovered an information leak in the HP Smart Aray and Compaq SMART2 disk-array driver in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-3.5-generic package.