Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2252-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 76160
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Synopsis

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

Description

A bounds check error was discovered in the socket filter subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted BPF instructions.
(CVE-2014-3144)

A remainder calculation error was discovered in the socket filter subsystem of the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted BPF instructions.
(CVE-2014-3145).

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/2252-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76160

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2252-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/20/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.9

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/20/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/11/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3144, CVE-2014-3145

BID: 67309, 67321

USN: 2252-1