Linux kernel (Oneiric backport) vulnerabilities

2012-09-19T00:00:00
ID USN-1575-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2012-09-19T00:00:00

Description

Ben Hutchings reported a flaw in the Linux kernel with some network drivers
that support TSO (TCP segment offload). A local or peer user could exploit
this flaw to to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2012-3412)

Jay Fenlason and Doug Ledford discovered a bug in the Linux kernel
implementation of RDS sockets. A local unprivileged user could potentially
use this flaw to read privileged information from the kernel.
(CVE-2012-3430)