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From: John Johansen <john.johansen <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1740-1] Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Friday 22nd February 2013 04:53:06 UTC (over 3 years ago)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1740-1
February 22, 2013

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 11.10

Summary:

The system could be made to run programs as an administrator.

Software Description:
- linux-ti-omap4: Linux kernel for OMAP4

Details:

Suleiman Souhlal, Salman Qazi, Aaron Durbin and Michael Davidson discovered
a race condition in the Linux kernel's ptrace syscall. An unprivileged
local attacker could exploit this flaw to run programs as an administrator.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 11.10:
  linux-image-3.0.0-1221-omap4    3.0.0-1221.35

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1740-1
  CVE-2013-0871

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ti-omap4/3.0.0-1221.35
 
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