[USN-1684-1] Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerability
john.johansen at canonical.com
Thu Jan 10 13:11:25 UTC 2013
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1684-1
January 10, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
The system could be made to leak sensitive system information.
- linux-ec2: Linux kernel for EC2
A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of script execution
when module loading is enabled. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to
cause a leak of kernel stack contents.
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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