Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2037-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71204
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's KVM (kernel virtual machine). An administrative user in the guest OS could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service in the host OS. (CVE-2012-2121)
Multiple integer overflow flaws where discovered in the Alchemy LCD frame- buffer drivers in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.