Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : heartbeat vulnerability (USN-326-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Yan Rong Ge discovered that heartbeat did not set proper permissions
for an allocated shared memory segment. A local attacker could exploit
this to render the heartbeat service unavailable (Denial of Service).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27904 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3815