Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Stefano Di Paola discovered an information leak in the login packet
parser. By sending a specially crafted malformed login packet, a
remote attacker could exploit this to read a random piece of memory,
which could potentially reveal sensitive data. (CVE-2006-1516)
Stefano Di Paola also found a similar information leak in the parser
for the COM_TABLE_DUMP request. (CVE-2006-1517).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21377 ()
Bugtraq ID: 17780
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1516CVE-2006-1517
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