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.
Liu Qishuai discovered a buffer overflow in the /proc parsing routines
in libgtop. By creating and running a process in a specially crafted
long path and tricking an user into running gnome-system-monitor, an
attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27995 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0235