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Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu USN-1275-1 (linux-image-3.0.0-13-generic)
The remote host is missing an update to linux-image-3.0.0-13-generic
announced via advisory USN-1275-1.


Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that taskstats did not enforce access
restrictions. A local attacker could exploit this to read certain
information, leading to a loss of privacy.

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

Ubuntu 11.10:
linux-image-3.0.0-13-generic 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-generic-pae 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-omap 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-powerpc 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-powerpc-smp 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-powerpc64-smp 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-server 3.0.0-13.22
linux-image-3.0.0-13-virtual 3.0.0-13.22

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-2494
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2012:0554 (Google Search)
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