Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Recently, Trustix Secure Linux discovered a vulnerability in a
supplemental script of the lvm10 package. The program
'lvmcreate_initrd' created a temporary directory in an insecure way,
which could allow a symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
Update the affected lvm10 package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20547 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0972