Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Recently, Trustix Secure Linux discovered a vulnerability in the groff
package. The utility 'groffer' created a temporary directory in an
insecure way, which allowed exploitation of a race condition to create
or overwrite files with the privileges of the user invoking the
Update the affected groff and / or groff-base packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20520 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0969