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.
Dirk Mueller discovered that UTF8 strings could be made to cause a
small buffer overflow. A remote attacker could exploit this by sending
specially crafted strings to applications that use the Qt3 library for
UTF8 processing, potentially leading to arbitrary code execution with
user privileges, or a denial of service.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28118 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4137
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