Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Javier Fernï¿½ez-Sanguino Peï¿½oticed that 'xdvizilla', an auxiliary
script to integrate DVI file viewing in Mozilla-based browsers,
created temporary files and directories in an insecure manner. This
could allow a symbolic link attack to create or overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
Update the affected libkpathsea-dev, libkpathsea3 and / or tetex-bin
Risk factor :
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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