USN-1287-1: Linux (OMAP4) vulnerability
5 December 2011
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.10
The system could be made to crash under certain conditions.
- linux-ti-omap4 - Linux kernel for OMAP4
Nick Bowler discovered the kernel GHASH message digest algorithm incorrectly handled error conditions. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a kernel oops.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.