Ubuntu 7.04 : tcp-wrappers vulnerability (USN-507-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 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 :

It was discovered that the TCP wrapper library was incorrectly
allowing connections to services that did not specify server-side
connection details. Remote attackers could connect to services that
had been configured to block such connections. This only affected
Ubuntu Feisty.

Solution :

Update the affected libwrap0, libwrap0-dev and / or tcpd packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28111 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4601