Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2173-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 73722
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of SCTP handshake. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2014-0101)
An error was discovered in the Linux kernel's DCCP protocol support. A remote attacked could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-2523).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.