Linux kernel (Quantal HWE) vulnerabilities

2013-05-24T00:00:00
ID USN-1834-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2013-05-24T00:00:00

Description

A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered in the Broadcom tg3 ethernet
driver for the Linux kernel. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause
a denial of service (crash the system) or potentially escalate privileges
on the system. (CVE-2013-1929)

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's ftrace subsystem interface. A
local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system
crash). (CVE-2013-3301)