Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Aaron Grattafiori discovered that the Gnome Help Viewer did not handle
format strings correctly when displaying certain error messages. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted URI, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
Update the affected yelp package.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 34059 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3533