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

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

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

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 11.04


The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.

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


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.


Package Information:

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