Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : mono vulnerability (USN-553-1)

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 Mono did not correctly bounds check certain
BigInteger actions. Remote attackers could exploit this to crash a
Mono application or possibly execute arbitrary code with user
privileges.

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: 29238 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5197