Linux kernel (EC2) vulnerabilities

2012-01-11T00:00:00
ID USN-1324-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2012-01-11T00:00:00

Description

Clement Lecigne discovered a bug in the HFS filesystem. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops. (CVE-2011-2203)

A flaw was found in how the Linux kernel handles user-defined key types. An unprivileged local user could exploit this to crash the system. (CVE-2011-4110)