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.
Ilja van Sprundel discovered a flaw in the lock file handling of
kcheckpass. A local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with root privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20586 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2494
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