Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Tavis Ormandy discovered that gzip did not sufficiently verify the
validity of gzip or compress archives while unpacking. By tricking an
user or automated system into unpacking a specially crafted compressed
file, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the
Update the affected gzip package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5