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.
cstone and Rich Felker discovered a programming error in the UTF8
string handling code of 'screen' leading to a denial of service. If a
crafted string was displayed within a screen session, screen would
crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update the affected screen package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27951 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-4573