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.
It was discovered that start_kdeinit in KDE 3 did not properly
sanitize its input. A local attacker could exploit this to send
signals to other processes and cause a denial of service or possibly
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-1671).
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 32188 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-1671