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.
Sam Varshavchik discovered several buffer overflows in the
HTBoundary_put_block() function. By sending specially crafted HTTP
multipart/byteranges MIME messages, a malicious HTTP server could
trigger an out of bounds memory access in the libwww library, which
causes the program that uses the library to crash.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20762 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3183