Canonical Patches Eleven Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities for Ubuntu 12.10

Users are urged to upgrade their systems immediately!

Canonical has announced on November 8, 2013, that a new kernel update is available for its Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) operating system, fixing eleven vulnerabilities found in the Linux kernel packages by various developers.

These are the eleven kernel vulnerabilities that affect the Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Linux distribution: CVE-2013-0343, CVE-2013-2888, CVE-2013-2889, CVE-2013-2892, CVE-2013-2893, CVE-2013-2895, CVE-2013-2896, CVE-2013-2897, CVE-2013-2899, CVE-2013-4350, and CVE-2013-4387.

Feel free to click on each one to learn more about them, or visit the official security notice for complete details, as it affects other Linux operating systems as well.

The security flaw can be fixed if you upgrade your Ubuntu 12.10 system(s) to the linux-image-3.5.0-43 (3.5.0-43.66) package(s). Please use the included Update Manager utility to apply the updates, or visit the following web page for detailed instructions:

Don't forget to reboot your computer after the upgrade!

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