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.
It was discovered that Kmail did not adequately prevent execution of
arbitrary code when a user clicked on a URL to an executable within an
HTML mail. If a user clicked on a malicious URL and chose to execute
the file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user
privileges. This update changes KMail's behavior to instead launch a
helper program to view the file if the user chooses to execute such a
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :