OMAP4 Kernel Vulnerability Fixed for Ubuntu 11.10

2013-Jan-17 | Tags: kernelsecurityubuntuupdate

Linux on ARMCanonical announced that a couple of vulnerabilities had been found in the Linux kernel packages, this time affecting the OMAP4 kernel of the Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) operating system.

The CVE-2012-4530 Linux kernel vulnerabilities affected Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) OMAP4.

According to Canonical, the system could be made to leak data on the kernel stack. A flaw has been discovered in the Linux kernel's handling of script execution when module loading is enabled. A local attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a leak of kernel stack contents.

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