Ubuntu 1557-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

    Date 06 Sep 2012
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1557-1
    September 07, 2012
    linux vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 11.04
    The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.
    Software Description:
    - linux: Linux kernel
    Some errors where discovered in the Linux kernel's UDF file system, which
    is used to mount some CD-ROMs and DVDs. An unprivileged local user could
    use these flaws to crash the system.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 11.04:
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-generic   2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-generic-pae  2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-omap      2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-powerpc   2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-powerpc-smp  2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-powerpc64-smp  2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-server    2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-versatile  2.6.38-15.66
      linux-image-2.6.38-15-virtual   2.6.38-15.66
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:

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