Home
Reading
Searching
Subscribe
Sponsors
Statistics
Posting
Contact
Spam
Lists
Links
About
Hosting
Filtering
Features Download
Marketing
Archives
FAQ
Blog
 
Gmane
From: John Johansen <john.johansen <at> canonical.com>
Subject: [USN-1750-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.ubuntu.security.announce
Date: Tuesday 26th February 2013 17:59:58 UTC (over 3 years ago)
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1750-1
February 26, 2013

linux vulnerabilities
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 12.10

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- linux: Linux kernel

Details:

Brad Spengler discovered a bounds checking error for netlink messages
requesting SOCK_DIAG_BY_FAMILY. An unprivileged local user could exploit
this flaw to crash the system or run programs as an administrator.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
  linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic    3.5.0-25.39
  linux-image-3.5.0-25-highbank   3.5.0-25.39
  linux-image-3.5.0-25-omap       3.5.0-25.39
  linux-image-3.5.0-25-powerpc-smp  3.5.0-25.39
  linux-image-3.5.0-25-powerpc64-smp  3.5.0-25.39

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1750-1
  CVE-2013-1763

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/3.5.0-25.39
 
CD: 3ms