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Secunia Security Advisory 50262

Secunia Security Advisory 50262
Posted Aug 13, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for the kernel. This fixes two 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
MD5 | 503ffc6d8584484b9e210f14286ebd52

Secunia Security Advisory 50262

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for kernel

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50262

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50262/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50262

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-13

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50262/#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/50262/

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=50262

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

For more information:
SA49191
SA49325

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

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

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1534-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1534-1/

USN-1535-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1535-1/

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.)
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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