Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2108-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72572
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Synopsis

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

Description

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)

mpd reported an information leak in the recvfrom, recvmmsg, and recvmsg system calls in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7263)

mpb reported an information leak in the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (l2tp) of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7264)

mpb reported an information leak in the Phone Network protocol (phonet) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7265)

mpb reported an information leak in the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support (IEEE 802.15.4) in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory. (CVE-2013-7281).

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 linux-image-2.6-ec2 package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2108-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72572

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2108-1.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/19/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/18/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/26/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6383, CVE-2013-7263, CVE-2013-7264, CVE-2013-7265, CVE-2013-7281

USN: 2108-1