Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-2512-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 81566
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Synopsis

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

Description

A 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.
(CVE-2014-9529)

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).

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/2512-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 81566

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2512-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/27/2015

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

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 2/26/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9529, CVE-2014-9584

USN: 2512-1