[USN-1491-1] Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities
john.johansen at canonical.com
Fri Jun 29 19:14:15 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1491-1
June 29, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.
- linux-ec2: Linux kernel for EC2
Stephan Mueller reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's dl2k network driver's
handling of ioctls. An unprivileged local user could leverage this flaw to
cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2313)
Timo Warns reported multiple flaws in the Linux kernel's hfsplus
filesystem. An unprivileged local user could exploit these flaws to gain
root system priviliges. (CVE-2012-2319)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.
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