[USN-1392-1] Linux kernel (FSL-IMX51) vulnerability
john.johansen at canonical.com
Wed Mar 7 16:36:58 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1392-1
March 07, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
The system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.
- linux-fsl-imx51: Linux kernel for IMX51
Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the kernel's handling of corrupt LDM
partitions. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of service or
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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