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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2238-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2238-1
Posted Jun 6, 2014
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2238-1 - Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's IPC reference counting. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (OOM system crash).

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2013-4483, CVE-2014-3153
SHA-256 | 70fb20c757d7aab8aad26aa886ad9b69b70f92f55d8b50260d08a304901d4768

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2238-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2238-1
June 05, 2014

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.

Software Description:
- linux-lts-raring: Linux hardware enablement kernel from Raring

Details:

Pinkie Pie discovered a flaw in the Linux kernel's futex subsystem. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (system crash) or gain administrative privileges. (CVE-2014-3153)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's IPC reference counting. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of
service (OOM system crash). (CVE-2013-4483)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
linux-image-3.8.0-42-generic 3.8.0-42.62~precise1

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

ATTENTION: Due to an unavoidable ABI change the kernel updates have
been given a new version number, which requires you to recompile and
reinstall all third party kernel modules you might have installed. If
you use linux-restricted-modules, you have to update that package as
well to get modules which work with the new kernel version. Unless you
manually uninstalled the standard kernel metapackages (e.g. linux-generic,
linux-server, linux-powerpc), a standard system upgrade will automatically
perform this as well.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2238-1
CVE-2013-4483, CVE-2014-3153

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-lts-raring/3.8.0-42.62~precise1
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