Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-2511-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 81565
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA race condition was discovered in the Linux kernel's key ring. A local user could cause a denial of service (memory corruption or panic) or possibly have unspecified impact via the keyctl commands.
A memory leak was discovered in the ISO 9660 CDROM file system when parsing rock ridge ER records. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted iso9660 image. (CVE-2014-9584).
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.