Canonical Plugs OMAP4 Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 11.10

2013-Feb-16 | Tags: kernelsecuritytexasubuntuupdate

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-2012-2669, CVE-2012-4508, and CVE-2012-5532 Linux kernel vulnerabilities affected Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) OMAP4.

According to Canonical, Several security issues were fixed in the kernel. It was discovered that hypervkvpd, which is distributed in the Linux kernel, was not correctly validating the origin on Netlink messages.

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