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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.57117
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-319-1 (linux-source-2.6.15)
Summary:Ubuntu USN-319-1 (linux-source-2.6.15)
Description:
The remote host is missing an update to linux-source-2.6.15
announced via advisory USN-319-1.

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.

A race condition has been discovered in the file permission handling
of the /proc file system. A local attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with full root privileges.

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

Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
linux-image-2.6.15-26-* 2.6.15-26.45

After a standard system upgrade you need to reboot your computer to
effect the necessary changes.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-319-1

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-3626
Bugtraq: 20060717 rPSA-2006-0130-1 kernel (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/440300/100/0/threaded
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-July/047907.html
Debian Security Information: DSA-1111 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1111
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:124
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0617.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2006:017 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_17_sr.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:042 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_42_kernel.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:047 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_47_kernel.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2006:049 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_49_kernel.html
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-319-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-319-2
BugTraq ID: 18992
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18992
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10060
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2816
http://www.osvdb.org/27120
http://secunia.com/advisories/21041
http://secunia.com/advisories/21073
http://secunia.com/advisories/21119
http://secunia.com/advisories/21123
http://secunia.com/advisories/21179
http://secunia.com/advisories/21057
http://secunia.com/advisories/21605
http://secunia.com/advisories/22174
http://secunia.com/advisories/21498
XForce ISS Database: linux-proc-race-condition(27790)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/27790
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2006 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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