Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Jose Miguel Esparza discovered that pwlib did not correctly handle
large string lengths. A remote attacker could send specially crafted
packets to applications linked against pwlib (e.g. Ekiga) causing them
to crash, leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 29917 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4897