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.
Jayesh KS discovered that the nasl_split() function in the NASL
(Nessus Attack Scripting Language) library did not check for a
zero-length separator argument, which lead to an invalid memory
allocation. This library is primarily used in the Nessus security
a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause
the Nessus daemon to crash.
Update the affected libnasl-dev and / or libnasl2 packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21373 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-2093