[Trisquel-security] [USN-1751-1] Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability

John Johansen john.johansen at canonical.com
Wed Feb 27 08:30:12 CET 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1751-1
February 27, 2013

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 12.10


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

Software Description:
- linux-ti-omap4: Linux kernel for OMAP4


Mathias Krause discovered a bounds checking error for netlink messages
requesting SOCK_DIAG_BY_FAMILY. An unprivileged local user could exploit
this flaw to crash the system or run programs as an administrator.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
  linux-image-3.5.0-220-omap4     3.5.0-220.29

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


Package Information:

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