Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Kurt Fitzner discovered that the NBD (network block device) server did
not correctly verify the maximum size of request packets. By sending
specially crafted large request packets, a remote attacker who is
allowed to access the server could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with root privileges.
Update the affected nbd-client and / or nbd-server packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20783 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-3354