========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1736-1 February 22, 2013 linux vulnerability ========================================================================== A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Summary: The system could be made to run programs as an administrator. Software Description: - linux: Linux kernel Details: Suleiman Souhlal, Salman Qazi, Aaron Durbin and Michael Davidson discovered a race condition in the Linux kernel's ptrace syscall. An unprivileged local attacker could exploit this flaw to run programs as an administrator. 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 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-generic 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-generic-pae 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-ia64 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-lpia 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc-smp 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-powerpc64-smp 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-preempt 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-server 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-sparc64 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-sparc64-smp 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-versatile 2.6.32-45.104 linux-image-2.6.32-45-virtual 2.6.32-45.104 After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes. References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1736-1 CVE-2013-0871 Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/2.6.32-45.104
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