Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
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).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27914 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3121