Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : t1lib vulnerability (USN-515-1)

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 t1lib does not properly perform bounds checking
which can result in a buffer overflow vulnerability. An attacker could
send specially crafted input to applications linked against t1lib
which could result in a DoS or arbitrary code execution.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28120 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4033