Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Frank Lichtenheld discovered that the 'texindex' program created
temporary files in an insecure manner. This could allow a symlink
attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of
the user running texindex.
Update the affected info and / or texinfo packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20608 ()
Bugtraq ID: 14854
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3011
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