Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : rpm vulnerability (USN-378-1)

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 :

An error was found in the RPM library's handling of query reports. In
some locales, certain RPM packages would cause the library to crash.
If a user was tricked into querying a specially crafted RPM package,
the flaw could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the user's
privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27960 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5466