[USN-1458-1] Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities
john.johansen at canonical.com
Thu May 31 21:49:31 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1458-1
May 31, 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 found in the Linux's kernels ext4 file system when mounted with
a journal. A local, unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a
denial of service. (CVE-2011-4086)
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cifs file system. An
unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system leading
to a denial of service. (CVE-2012-1090)
H. Peter Anvin reported a flaw in the Linux kernel that could crash the
system. A local user could exploit this flaw to crash the system.
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's cgroups subset. A local
attacker could use this flaw to crash the system. (CVE-2012-1146)
A flaw was found in the Linux kernel's ext4 file system when mounting a
corrupt filesystem. A user-assisted remote attacker could exploit this flaw
to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-2100)
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-2011-4086, CVE-2012-1090, CVE-2012-1097, CVE-2012-1146,
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