Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that Perl's regular expression library did not
correctly handle certain UTF sequences. If a user or automated system
were tricked into running a specially crafted regular expression, a
remote attacker could crash the application or possibly execute
arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29237 ()
Bugtraq ID: 26350
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5116
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