[USN-1609-1] Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability
john.johansen at canonical.com
Fri Oct 12 09:54:29 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1609-1
October 12, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.10
The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.
- linux-ti-omap4: Linux kernel for OMAP4
A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel's KVM (Kernel-based Virtual
Machine) subsystem handled MSI (Message Signaled Interrupts). A local
unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or
potentially elevate privileges.
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.
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