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USN-1329-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability

13 January 2012

The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.

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Details

Han-Wen Nienhuys reported a flaw in the FUSE kernel module. A local user
who can mount a FUSE file system could cause a denial of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 11.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-1362-1: linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-13-omap, linux, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.38-13-versatile, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc-smp
  • USN-1253-1: linux-image-2.6.32-35-sparc64, linux-image-2.6.32-35-sparc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-35-versatile, linux, linux-image-2.6.32-35-lpia, linux-image-2.6.32-35-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-35-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-35-generic, linux-image-2.6.32-35-386, linux-image-2.6.32-35-virtual, linux-image-2.6.32-35-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.32-35-preempt, linux-image-2.6.32-35-server, linux-image-2.6.32-35-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.32-35-ia64
  • USN-1325-1: linux-ti-omap4, linux-image-2.6.35-903-omap4
  • USN-1239-1: linux-image-2.6.32-319-ec2, linux-ec2
  • USN-1387-1: linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic, linux-lts-backport-maverick, linux-image-2.6.35-32-virtual, linux-image-2.6.35-32-server
  • USN-1240-1: linux-image-2.6.32-219-dove, linux-mvl-dove
  • USN-1245-1: linux-image-2.6.32-419-dove, linux-mvl-dove
  • USN-1361-1: linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae, linux, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic, linux-image-2.6.35-32-versatile, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-32-virtual, linux-image-2.6.35-32-omap, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.35-32-server
  • USN-1386-1: linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae, linux-lts-backport-natty, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual