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Secunia Security Advisory 50224

Secunia Security Advisory 50224
Posted Aug 13, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
SHA-256 | 6af15fb98af354fc3e404a4195657b05bf45218a61824d8f729ec3d3d1a3c8d7

Secunia Security Advisory 50224

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50224

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50224/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50224

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-13

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50224/#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/50224/

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=50224

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 the kernel. This fixes some
vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially gain escalated
privileges.

For more information:
SA49325
SA49339
SA49737
SA49742

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1532-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1532-1/

USN-1533-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1533-1/

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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