Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : tomboy vulnerability (USN-560-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Jan Oravec discovered that Tomboy did not properly setup the
LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable. A local attacker could exploit
this to execute arbitrary code as the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Update the affected tomboy package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29892 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4790