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Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities

Description

## Releases * Ubuntu 10.04 ## Packages * linux-ec2 \- Linux kernel for EC2 Vasily Averin discovered that the NFS Lock Manager (NLM) incorrectly handled unlock requests. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2491) Robert Swiecki discovered that mapping extensions were incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2496) It was discovered that the wireless stack incorrectly verified SSID lengths. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service or gain root privileges. (CVE-2011-2517) Ben Pfaff discovered that Classless Queuing Disciplines (qdiscs) were being incorrectly handled. A local attacker could exploit this to crash the system, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2011-2525)


Affected Package


OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
Ubuntu 10.04 linux-image-2.6.32-340-ec2 2.6.32-340.40

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