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Secunia Security Advisory 45212

Secunia Security Advisory 45212
Posted Jul 14, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for linux-mvl-dove. This fixes multiple weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose certain system information, bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and to potentially gain escalated privileges, by malicious people to cause a DoS, and by malicious people with physical access to potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
SHA-256 | 49745f0703f457de5c7bd009f0aace625b56c3d772635b17d3de9c6b3584cbb5

Secunia Security Advisory 45212

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for linux-mvl-dove

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA45212

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/45212/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=45212

RELEASE DATE:
2011-07-15

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/45212/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/45212/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=45212

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
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DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for linux-mvl-dove. This fixes multiple
weaknesses and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious,
local users to disclose certain system information, bypass certain
security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and to
potentially gain escalated privileges, by malicious people to cause a
DoS, and by malicious people with physical access to potentially
compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA38499
SA42684
SA43009
SA43358
SA43569
SA43594
SA43693
SA43716
SA43806
SA43966
SA44164
SA44220
SA44248

1) The vulnerability is caused due to an integer underflow error in
the DCCP (Datagram Congestion Control Protocol) implementation when
handling invalid feature option lengths and can be exploited to crash
the system.

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1) Dan Rosenberg

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1159-1:
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2011-July/001372.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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