Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerability (USN-2731-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 85799
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionBenjamin Randazzo discovered an information leak in the md (multiple device) driver when the bitmap_info.file is disabled. A local privileged attacker could use this to obtain sensitive information from the kernel.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.