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.
Will Drewry and Tavis Ormandy discovered that the boost library did
not properly perform input validation on regular expressions. An
attacker could send a specially crafted regular expression to an
application linked against boost and cause a denial of service via
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0