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=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2196-1
May 06, 2014

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

- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

The system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.

Software Description:
- linux: Linux kernel

Details:

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's pseudo tty (pty) device. An
unprivileged user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service
(system crash) or potentially gain administrator privileges.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-386       2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-generic   2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-generic-pae  2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-ia64      2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-lpia      2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-powerpc   2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-powerpc-smp  2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-powerpc64-smp  2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-preempt   2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-server    2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-sparc64   2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-sparc64-smp  2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-versatile  2.6.32-58.121
  linux-image-2.6.32-58-virtual   2.6.32-58.121

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2196-1
  CVE-2014-0196

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-58.121


Ubuntu 2196-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

May 6, 2014
The system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: linux-image-2.6.32-58-386 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-generic 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-generic-pae 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-ia64 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-lpia 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-powerpc 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-powerpc-smp 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-powerpc64-smp 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-preempt 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-server 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-sparc64 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-sparc64-smp 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-versatile 2.6.32-58.121 linux-image-2.6.32-58-virtual 2.6.32-58.121 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-2196-1

CVE-2014-0196

Severity
May 06, 2014

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-58.121

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