[USN-1728-1] Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerability

John Johansen john.johansen at canonical.com
Tue Feb 19 05:03:43 UTC 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1728-1
February 19, 2013

linux-ec2 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS


The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Software Description:
- linux-ec2: Linux kernel for EC2


Andrew Cooper of Citrix reported a Xen stack corruption in the Linux
kernel. An unprivileged user in a 32bit PVOPS guest can cause the guest
kernel to crash, or operate erroneously.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  linux-image-2.6.32-350-ec2      2.6.32-350.60

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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