[Ksplice][Ubuntu-10.10-Updates] New updates available via Ksplice (USN-1379-1)
samson.yeung at oracle.com
Tue Feb 28 20:18:00 PST 2012
Synopsis: USN-1379-1 can now be patched using Ksplice
CVEs: CVE-2011-0716 CVE-2011-1927 CVE-2011-3619
Systems running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick can now use Ksplice to patch
against the latest Ubuntu Security Notice, USN-1379-1.
INSTALLING THE UPDATES
We recommend that all users of Ksplice Uptrack on Ubuntu 10.10
Maverick install these updates. You can install these updates by
# /usr/sbin/uptrack-upgrade -y
On systems that have "autoinstall = yes" in /etc/uptrack/uptrack.conf,
these updates will be installed automatically and you do not need to
take any additional action.
* CVE-2011-1927: Remote denial of service in ICMP.
In the icmp_send function in net/ipv4/icmp.c, a parameter passed to
the dev_net function is not properly validated. A remote attacker can
exploit this to cause denial of service via NULL pointer dereference.
* CVE-2011-0716: Memory corruption in IGMP bridge snooping.
IGMP packets sent on a bridged interface could cause corruption
in 512-byte slabs, most commonly leading to crashes in jbd2.
* CVE-2011-3619: Null pointer dereference in AppArmor.
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the Linux kernel's AppArmor
audit logging code. An attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of
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