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Ubuntu Security Notice - linux vulnerability (USN-1683-1)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1683-1
January 10, 2013

linux vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

The system could be made to leak sensitive system information.

Software Description:
- linux: Linux kernel

Details:

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of script execution
when module loading is enabled. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to
cause a leak of kernel stack contents.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-386       2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-generic   2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-generic-pae  2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-ia64      2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-lpia      2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc   2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc-smp  2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc64-smp  2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-preempt   2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-server    2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-sparc64   2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-sparc64-smp  2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-versatile  2.6.32-45.102
  linux-image-2.6.32-45-virtual   2.6.32-45.102

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1683-1
  CVE-2012-4530

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-45.102




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