Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Georgi Guninski and David Bienvenu discovered that long Content-Type
and RFC2047-encoded headers we vulnerable to heap overflows. By
tricking the user into opening a specially crafted email, an attacker
could execute arbitrary code with user privileges. (CVE-2006-6506)
Various flaws have been reported that allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code with user privileges or bypass internal XSS protections
by tricking the user into opening a malicious email containing
emails, and it is not recommended to enable it. (CVE-2006-6497,
CVE-2006-6498, CVE-2006-6499, CVE-2006-6501, CVE-2006-6502,
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3