Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Bryan Burns of Juniper Networks discovered that KTorrent did not
correctly validate the destination file paths nor the HAVE statements
sent by torrent peers. A malicious remote peer could send specially
crafted messages to overwrite files or execute arbitrary code with
Update the affected ktorrent package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false