Ubuntu 13.10 Kernel Exploit

Ubuntu 13.10 Kernel Exploit

A security issue affects Ubuntu 13.10 releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives
Saran Neti reported a flaw in the ipv6 UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFI) in the Linux kernel. A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (panic). (

CVE-2013-4563

)
Mathy Vanhoef discovered an error in the the way the ath9k driver was handling the BSSID masking. A remote attacker could exploit this error to discover the original MAC address after a spoofing attack. (

CVE-2013-4579

 )
Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the Linux Kernel’s kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges on the host machine. (

CVE-2013-4587

) Various other issues were also addressed.
Andrew Honig reported a flaw in the apic_get_tmcct function of the Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) subsystem if the Linux kernel. A guest OS user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service or host OS system crash. (

CVE-2013-6367

)
Andrew Honig reported an error in the Linux Kernel’s Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) VAPIC synchronization operation. A local user could exploit this flaw to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash).
Source:Ubuntu

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