Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
USN-32-1 fixed a database privilege escalation vulnerability
advisory text :
'If a user was granted privileges to a database with a name containing
an underscore ('_'), the user also gained the ability to grant
privileges to other databases with similar names. (CAN-2004-0957)'
Recently a corner case was discovered where this vulnerability can
still be exploited, so another update is necessary.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8