Ubuntu update for kernel

by Carol~ Moderator - 1/15/13 10:40 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - January 15, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2013-01-15

Criticality level : Not critical
Impact: DoS
Where : Local system
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System: Ubuntu Linux 10.04
Ubuntu Linux 11.10

Description:
Ubuntu has issued an update for kernel. This fixes a vulnerability, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

Solution:
Apply updated packages.

Original Advisory:
USN-1688-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1688-1/

USN-1689-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1689-1/

http://secunia.com/advisories/51838/