Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Eric Romang discovered that heartbeat created temporary files in an
insecure manner. This could allow a symlink attack to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with root privileges as soon as heartbeat is
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20571 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2231