Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Gets a New Kernel to Patch Some Vulnerabilities

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http://news.softpedia.com – Several security vulnerabilities that were discovered in the Linux kernel, affecting the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system, have been announced by Canonical. According to Canonical, an information leak has been discovered in the Linux kernel, that occurred when inotify was used to monitor the /dev/ptmx device. A local user could have exploited this flaw to discover a keystroke timing and potentially discover sensitive information like password leng... (read more) (IT news)