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.
Javier Fernï¿½ez-Sanguino Peï¿½oticed that the debstd script from
debmake, a deprecated helper package for Debian packaging, created
temporary directories in an insecure manner. This could allow a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user invoking the program.
Update the affected debmake package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20666 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1179