USN-1329-1: Linux kernel (OMAP4) vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1329-1

12th January, 2012

linux-ti-omap4 vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 11.04

Summary

The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Software description

  • linux-ti-omap4 - Linux kernel for OMAP4

Details

Han-Wen Nienhuys reported a flaw in the FUSE kernel module. A local user
who can mount a FUSE file system could cause a denial of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 11.04:
linux-image-2.6.38-1209-omap4 2.6.38-1209.20

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References

CVE-2011-3353