Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Diego Petteno discovered that the Base64 encoding functions in GLib
did not properly handle large strings. If a user or automated system
were tricked into processing a crafted Base64 string, an attacker
could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
invoking the program.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
Public Exploit Available : false