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.
Dean Gaudet discovered that the GeoIP update tool did not validate the
filename responses from the update server. A malicious server, or
man-in-the-middle system posing as a server, could write to arbitrary
files with user privileges.
Update the affected geoip-bin, libgeoip-dev and / or libgeoip1
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28001 ()
Bugtraq ID: 21959
CVE ID: CVE-2007-0159
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