Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2066-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 71793

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's dm snapshot facility. A remote authenticated user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information or modify/corrupt data. (CVE-2013-4299)

Hannes Frederic Sowa discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO). An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2013-4470)

Multiple integer overflow flaws were discovered in the Alchemy LCD frame- buffer drivers in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges.
(CVE-2013-4511)

Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's driver for Agere Systems HERMES II Wireless PC Cards. A local user with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or possibly gain administrative priviliges.
(CVE-2013-4514)

Nico Golde and Fabian Yamaguchi reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's driver for Beceem WIMAX chipset based devices. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory. (CVE-2013-4515)

A flaw in the handling of memory regions of the kernel virtual machine (KVM) subsystem was discovered. A local user with the ability to assign a device could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (memory consumption). (CVE-2013-4592)

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)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's compat ioctls for Adaptec AACRAID scsi raid devices. An unprivileged local user could send administrative commands to these devices potentially compromising the data stored on the device. (CVE-2013-6383)

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.
(CVE-2013-6763)

Evan Huus reported a buffer overflow in the Linux kernel's radiotap header parsing. A remote attacker could cause a denial of service (buffer over- read) via a specially crafted header. (CVE-2013-7027).

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2066-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 71793

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2066-1.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/01/05

Updated: 2019/09/19

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/10/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4299, CVE-2013-4470, CVE-2013-4511, CVE-2013-4514, CVE-2013-4515, CVE-2013-4592, CVE-2013-6378, CVE-2013-6383, CVE-2013-6763, CVE-2013-7027

BID: 63183, 63359, 63509, 63512, 63518, 63707, 63790, 63886, 63888, 64013

USN: 2066-1