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USN-1356-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerabilities

6 February 2012

Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.

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Details

A flaw was discovered in the XFS filesystem. If a local user mounts a
specially crafted XFS image it could potential execute arbitrary code on
the system. (CVE-2012-0038)

Chen Haogang discovered an integer overflow that could result in memory
corruption. A local unprivileged user could use this to crash the system.
(CVE-2012-0044)

A flaw was found in the linux kernels IPv4 IGMP query processing. A remote
attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-0207)

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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.

Related notices

  • USN-1364-1: linux-image-3.0.0-1207-omap4, linux-ti-omap4
  • USN-1362-1: linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc64-smp, linux, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.38-13-omap, linux-image-2.6.38-13-versatile, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae
  • USN-1388-1: linux-ec2, linux-image-2.6.32-343-ec2
  • USN-1384-1: linux-image-3.0.0-16-virtual, linux-lts-backport-oneiric, linux-image-3.0.0-16-generic, linux-image-3.0.0-16-generic-pae, linux-image-3.0.0-16-server
  • USN-1389-1: linux-image-2.6.32-39-sparc64, linux-image-2.6.32-39-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.32-39-sparc64-smp, linux, linux-image-2.6.32-39-virtual, linux-image-2.6.32-39-generic, linux-image-2.6.32-39-preempt, linux-image-2.6.32-39-lpia, linux-image-2.6.32-39-server, linux-image-2.6.32-39-ia64, linux-image-2.6.32-39-versatile, linux-image-2.6.32-39-386, linux-image-2.6.32-39-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-39-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.32-39-powerpc-smp
  • USN-1387-1: linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.35-32-virtual, linux-lts-backport-maverick, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic, linux-image-2.6.35-32-server
  • USN-1363-1: linux-image-3.0.0-16-virtual, linux-image-3.0.0-16-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-3.0.0-16-powerpc, linux, linux-image-3.0.0-16-generic, linux-image-3.0.0-16-generic-pae, linux-image-3.0.0-16-omap, linux-image-3.0.0-16-powerpc-smp, linux-image-3.0.0-16-server
  • USN-1391-1: linux-image-2.6.32-423-dove, linux-mvl-dove
  • USN-1394-1: linux-ti-omap4, linux-image-2.6.35-903-omap4
  • USN-1361-1: linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae, linux, linux-image-2.6.35-32-virtual, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-32-server, linux-image-2.6.35-32-omap, linux-image-2.6.35-32-versatile, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc-smp
  • USN-1386-1: linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual, linux-lts-backport-natty, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae
  • USN-1340-1: linux-lts-backport-oneiric, linux-image-3.0.0-15-generic, linux-image-3.0.0-15-server, linux-image-3.0.0-15-virtual, linux-image-3.0.0-15-generic-pae
  • USN-1336-1: linux-image-3.0.0-15-powerpc-smp, linux-image-3.0.0-15-omap, linux-image-3.0.0-15-generic, linux, linux-image-3.0.0-15-server, linux-image-3.0.0-15-virtual, linux-image-3.0.0-15-powerpc, linux-image-3.0.0-15-generic-pae, linux-image-3.0.0-15-powerpc64-smp
  • USN-1556-1: linux-ec2, linux-image-2.6.32-347-ec2
  • USN-1330-1: linux-ti-omap4, linux-image-3.0.0-1206-omap4
  • USN-1555-1: linux-image-2.6.32-42-lpia, linux-image-2.6.32-42-386, linux-image-2.6.32-42-versatile, linux-image-2.6.32-42-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.32-42-sparc64-smp, linux, linux-image-2.6.32-42-preempt, linux-image-2.6.32-42-virtual, linux-image-2.6.32-42-generic, linux-image-2.6.32-42-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-42-sparc64, linux-image-2.6.32-42-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.32-42-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-42-server, linux-image-2.6.32-42-ia64
  • USN-1380-1: linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-13-virtual, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc64-smp, linux, linux-image-2.6.38-13-server, linux-image-2.6.38-13-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.38-13-omap, linux-image-2.6.38-13-versatile, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-13-generic-pae