Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2219-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74182

Synopsis

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

Description

Matthew Daley reported an information leak in the floppy disk driver of the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory.
(CVE-2014-1738)

Matthew Daley reported a flaw in the handling of ioctl commands by the floppy disk driver in the Linux kernel. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to gain administrative privileges if the floppy disk module is loaded. (CVE-2014-1737)

A flaw was discovered in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel for systems that lack RDS transports. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash). (CVE-2013-7339)

An error was discovered in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol stack in the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact. (CVE-2014-2678).

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/2219-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74182

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2219-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/05/27

Updated: 2019/04/01

Dependencies: 12634, 122878

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/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-2.6-386, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-generic-pae, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-lpia, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-preempt, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-server, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-versatile, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:linux-image-2.6-virtual, 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: 2014/05/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7339, CVE-2014-1737, CVE-2014-1738, CVE-2014-2678

BID: 66351, 66543, 67300, 67302

USN: 2219-1