Ubuntu 1409-1: Linux kernel (Oneiric backport) vulnerabilities

    Date27 Mar 2012
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1409-1
    March 27, 2012
    linux-lts-backport-oneiric vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.
    Software Description:
    - linux-lts-backport-oneiric: Linux kernel backport from Oneiric
    Somnath Kotur discovered an error in the Linux kernel's VLAN (virtual lan)
    and be2net drivers. An attacker on the local network could exploit this
    flaw to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-3347)
    Sasha Levin discovered a flaw in the permission checking for device
    assignments requested via the kvm ioctl in the Linux kernel. A local user
    could use this flaw to crash the system causing a denial of service.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      linux-image-3.0.0-17-generic    3.0.0-17.30~lucid1
      linux-image-3.0.0-17-generic-pae  3.0.0-17.30~lucid1
      linux-image-3.0.0-17-server     3.0.0-17.30~lucid1
      linux-image-3.0.0-17-virtual    3.0.0-17.30~lucid1
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
      CVE-2011-3347, CVE-2011-4347
    Package Information:
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