Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : heartbeat vulnerability (USN-335-1)

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 sufficiently verify some
packet input data, which could lead to an out-of-boundary memory
access. A remote attacker could exploit this to crash the daemon
(Denial of Service).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27914 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3121