Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : libgda2 vulnerability (USN-212-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Steve Kemp discovered two format string vulnerabilities in the logging
handler of the Gnome database access library. Depending on the
application that uses the library, this could have been exploited to
execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running the
application.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20630 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2958