[USN-1356-1] Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities
john.johansen at canonical.com
Tue Feb 7 08:30:46 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1356-1
February 06, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.04
Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.
- linux-ti-omap4: Linux kernel for OMAP4
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.
A flaw was found in the linux kernels IPv4 IGMP query processing. A remote
attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-0207)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
CVE-2012-0038, CVE-2012-0044, CVE-2012-0207
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