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Ubuntu Security Notice - linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability (USN-1751-1)
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1751-1
February 27, 2013

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10

Summary:

The system could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.

Software Description:
- linux-ti-omap4: Linux kernel for OMAP4

Details:

Mathias Krause discovered a bounds checking error for netlink messages
requesting SOCK_DIAG_BY_FAMILY. An unprivileged local user could exploit
this flaw to crash the system or run programs as an administrator.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
  linux-image-3.5.0-220-omap4     3.5.0-220.29

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1751-1
  CVE-2013-1763

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux-ti-omap4/3.5.0-220.29




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