USN-2096-1: Linux kernel vulnerability
31 January 2014
The system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.
- linux - Linux kernel
Pageexec reported a bug in the Linux kernel's recvmmsg syscall when called
from code using the x32 ABI. An unprivileged local user could exploit this
flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash) or gain administrator
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.