USN-1392-1: Linux kernel (FSL-IMX51) vulnerability

07 March 2012

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

Releases

Packages

Details

Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the kernel's handling of corrupt LDM
partitions. A local user could exploit this to cause a denial of service or
escalate privileges.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 10.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-1390-1: linux-image-2.6.24-31-sparc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.24-31-hppa64, linux-image-2.6.24-31-itanium, linux-image-2.6.24-31-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.24-31-virtual, linux-image-2.6.24-31-lpiacompat, linux-image-2.6.24-31-rt, linux-image-2.6.24-31-mckinley, linux, linux-image-2.6.24-31-hppa32, linux-image-2.6.24-31-lpia, linux-image-2.6.24-31-generic, linux-image-2.6.24-31-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.24-31-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.24-31-server, linux-image-2.6.24-31-xen, linux-image-2.6.24-31-386, linux-image-2.6.24-31-openvz, linux-image-2.6.24-31-sparc64
  • USN-1218-1: linux-image-2.6.32-34-lpia, linux, linux-image-2.6.32-34-386, linux-image-2.6.32-34-sparc64, linux-image-2.6.32-34-generic, linux-image-2.6.32-34-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-34-preempt, linux-image-2.6.32-34-server, linux-image-2.6.32-34-ia64, linux-image-2.6.32-34-versatile, linux-image-2.6.32-34-sparc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.32-34-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.32-34-virtual, linux-image-2.6.32-34-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.32-34-powerpc-smp
  • USN-1256-1: linux-image-2.6.38-12-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-12-server, linux-image-2.6.38-12-virtual, linux-lts-backport-natty, linux-image-2.6.38-12-generic-pae
  • USN-1383-1: linux-image-2.6.38-1209-omap4, linux-ti-omap4
  • USN-1332-1: 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, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae
  • USN-1394-1: linux-image-2.6.35-903-omap4, linux-ti-omap4
  • USN-1341-1: linux-image-2.6.35-32-versatile, linux-image-2.6.35-32-virtual, linux, linux-image-2.6.35-32-omap, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-32-server, linux-image-2.6.35-32-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.35-32-generic-pae
  • USN-1203-1: linux-image-2.6.32-218-dove, linux-mvl-dove
  • USN-1193-1: linux, linux-image-2.6.38-11-generic-pae, linux-image-2.6.38-11-versatile, linux-image-2.6.38-11-generic, linux-image-2.6.38-11-powerpc-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-11-virtual, linux-image-2.6.38-11-server, linux-image-2.6.38-11-powerpc, linux-image-2.6.38-11-powerpc64-smp, linux-image-2.6.38-11-omap
  • USN-1208-1: linux-image-2.6.32-418-dove, linux-mvl-dove
  • USN-1216-1: linux-ec2, linux-image-2.6.32-318-ec2