Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Thomas de Grenier de Latour discovered that the checkrestart program
included in debian-goodies did not correctly handle shell
meta-characters. A local attacker could exploit this to gain the
privileges of the user running checkrestart.
Update the affected debian-goodies package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28131 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3912