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Secunia Security Advisory 46942

Secunia Security Advisory 46942
Posted Nov 23, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for kernel. This fixes multiple weaknesses and two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to conduct session hijacking attacks, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
SHA-256 | abe08e7ea1c1b0c88aeebc5e5e8608ebbc313a728f5bd6fbc28352346777cfcc

Secunia Security Advisory 46942

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46942

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46942/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46942

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-22

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46942/#comments

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/46942/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46942

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

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for kernel. This fixes multiple
weaknesses and two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by
malicious, local users to conduct session hijacking attacks, cause a
DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges and by
malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

For more information:
SA40205
SA41493
SA44094
SA45236

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1268-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1268-1

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:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
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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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