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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1492-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1492-1
Posted Jun 29, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1492-1 - Stephan Mueller reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's dl2k network driver's handling of ioctls. An unprivileged local user could leverage this flaw to cause a denial of service. Timo Warns reported multiple flaws in the Linux kernel's hfsplus filesystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit these flaws to gain root system privileges.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, root
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-2313, CVE-2012-2319, CVE-2012-2313, CVE-2012-2319
MD5 | e3416ef44d69c9327f96cc156a37ac67

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1492-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1492-1
June 29, 2012

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

- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.

Software Description:
- linux: Linux kernel

Details:

Stephan Mueller reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's dl2k network driver's
handling of ioctls. An unprivileged local user could leverage this flaw to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2313)

Timo Warns reported multiple flaws in the Linux kernel's hfsplus
filesystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit these flaws to gain
root system priviliges. (CVE-2012-2319)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
linux-image-2.6.32-41-386 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-generic 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-generic-pae 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-ia64 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-lpia 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-powerpc 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-powerpc-smp 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-powerpc64-smp 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-preempt 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-server 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-sparc64 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-sparc64-smp 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-versatile 2.6.32-41.91
linux-image-2.6.32-41-virtual 2.6.32-41.91

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

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1492-1
CVE-2012-2313, CVE-2012-2319

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-41.91

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