Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2065-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71792


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


Stephan 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.

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.


Update the affected linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71792

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2065-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/01/05

Modified: 2016/10/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-ec2, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4345, CVE-2013-4588, CVE-2013-6378, CVE-2013-6763

BID: 62740, 63707, 63744, 63886

OSVDB: 98017, 99673, 99999, 100294

USN: 2065-1