[USN-1329-1] Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability

John Johansen john.johansen at canonical.com
Fri Jan 13 05:38:27 UTC 2012


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1329-1
January 13, 2012

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.04

Summary:

The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Software Description:
- linux-ti-omap4: Linux kernel for OMAP4

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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 11.04:
  linux-image-2.6.38-1209-omap4   2.6.38-1209.20

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1329-1
  CVE-2011-3353

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ti-omap4/2.6.38-1209.20

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