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From: John Johansen <john.johansen <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1489-1] Linux kernel (Oneiric backport) vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Friday 29th June 2012 18:51:44 UTC (over 4 years ago)
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1489-1
June 29, 2012

linux-lts-backport-oneiric vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

The system could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
traffic.

Software Description:
- linux-lts-backport-oneiric: Linux kernel backport from Oneiric

Details:

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's NFSv4 (Network file system)
handling of ACLs (access control lists). A remote NFS server (attacker)
could cause a denial of service (OOPS).

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  linux-image-3.0.0-22-generic    3.0.0-22.36~lucid1
  linux-image-3.0.0-22-generic-pae  3.0.0-22.36~lucid1
  linux-image-3.0.0-22-server     3.0.0-22.36~lucid1
  linux-image-3.0.0-22-virtual    3.0.0-22.36~lucid1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

ATTENTION: Due to an unavoidable ABI change the kernel updates have
been given a new version number, which requires you to recompile and
reinstall all third party kernel modules you might have installed. If
you use linux-restricted-modules, you have to update that package as
well to get modules which work with the new kernel version. Unless you
manually uninstalled the standard kernel metapackages (e.g. linux-generic,
linux-server, linux-powerpc), a standard system upgrade will automatically
perform this as well.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1489-1
  CVE-2012-2375

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-lts-backport-oneiric/3.0.0-22.36~lucid1
 
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