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Ubuntu alert USN-1361-1 (linux)

From:  John Johansen <john.johansen@canonical.com>
To:  ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com
Subject:  [USN-1361-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities
Date:  Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:01:16 -0800
Message-ID:  <4F395DFC.7070207@canonical.com>
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1361-1 February 13, 2012 linux vulnerabilities ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 10.10 Summary: Several security issues were fixed in the kernel. Software Description: - linux: Linux kernel Details: Han-Wen Nienhuys reported a flaw in the FUSE kernel module. A local user who can mount a FUSE file system could cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3353) A flaw was found in KVM's Programmable Interval Timer (PIT). When a virtual interrupt control is not available a local user could use this to cause a denial of service by starting a timer. (CVE-2011-4622) A flaw was discovered in the XFS filesystem. If a local user mounts a specially crafted XFS image it could potential execute arbitrary code on the system. (CVE-2012-0038) Chen Haogang discovered an integer overflow that could result in memory corruption. A local unprivileged user could use this to crash the system. (CVE-2012-0044) Update instructions: The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 10.10: linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-omap 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc-smp 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc64-smp 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-server 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-versatile 2.6.35-32.65 linux-image-2.6.35-32-virtual 2.6.35-32.65 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1361-1 CVE-2011-3353, CVE-2011-4622, CVE-2012-0038, CVE-2012-0044 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.35-32.65 -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list ubuntu-security-announce@lists.ubuntu.com Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-security...


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