This has been fixed in kernel 2.6.36 which can be downloaded from the Ubuntu PPA repository
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-2.6.36-020636_2.6.36-020636.201010210905_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-2.6.36-020636-generic_2.6.36-020636.201010210905_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i linux-image-2.6.36-020636-generic_2.6.36-020636.201010210905_i386.deb

Warning, if you are using ndiswrapper wifi drivers on your laptop/netbook then installing 2.6.36 kernel will break this and you will have to use a wired connection to get back online