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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1458-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1458-1
Posted Jun 1, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1458-1 - A flaw was found in the Linux's kernels ext4 file system when mounted with a journal. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service. A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cifs file system. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system leading to a denial of service. H. Peter Anvin reported a flaw in the Linux kernel that could crash the system. A local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2011-4086, CVE-2012-1090, CVE-2012-1097, CVE-2012-1146, CVE-2012-2100, CVE-2011-4086, CVE-2012-1090, CVE-2012-1097, CVE-2012-1146, CVE-2012-2100
MD5 | 74cdba67d96a118e8e273afd297f397c

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1458-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1458-1
May 31, 2012

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.04

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.

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

Details:

A flaw was found in the Linux's kernels ext4 file system when mounted with
a journal. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2011-4086)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cifs file system. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system leading
to a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1090)

H. Peter Anvin reported a flaw in the Linux kernel that could crash the
system. A local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system.
(CVE-2012-1097)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cgroups subset. A local
attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-1146)

A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 file system when mounting a
corrupt filesystem. A user-assisted remote attacker could exploit this flaw
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2100)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 11.04:
linux-image-2.6.38-1209-omap4 2.6.38-1209.24

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

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1458-1
CVE-2011-4086, CVE-2012-1090, CVE-2012-1097, CVE-2012-1146,
CVE-2012-2100

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ti-omap4/2.6.38-1209.24
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