Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2065-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71792
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionStephan Mueller reported an error in the Linux kernel's ansi cprng random number generator. This flaw makes it easier for a local attacker to break cryptographic protections. (CVE-2013-4345)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's IP Virtual Server (IP_VS) support. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to gain additional administrative privileges.
Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's debugfs filesystem. An administrative local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOPS). (CVE-2013-6378)
Nico Golde reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's userspace IO (uio) driver. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.