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Secunia Security Advisory 49556

Secunia Security Advisory 49556
Posted Jun 15, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for linux and linux-ti-omap4. This fixes two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 037248f769fb4fcf00f4944b6d10883e

Secunia Security Advisory 49556

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for linux and linux-ti-omap4

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49556

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49556/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49556

RELEASE DATE:
2012-06-14

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49556/#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/49556/

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=49556

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 linux and linux-ti-omap4. This fixes
two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users
in a guest virtual machine to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and by
malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and
potentially gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA48645 (#2)
SA48852

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1473-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1473-1/

USN-1474-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1474-1/

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.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


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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