Ubuntu 1683-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

    Date10 Jan 2013
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The system could be made to leak sensitive system information.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1683-1
    January 10, 2013
    
    linux vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    The system could be made to leak sensitive system information.
    
    Software Description:
    - linux: Linux kernel
    
    Details:
    
    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.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-386       2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-generic   2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-generic-pae  2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-ia64      2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-lpia      2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc   2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc-smp  2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc64-smp  2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-preempt   2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-server    2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-sparc64   2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-sparc64-smp  2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-versatile  2.6.32-45.102
      linux-image-2.6.32-45-virtual   2.6.32-45.102
    
    After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
    all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1683-1
      CVE-2012-4530
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-45.102
    
    
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