Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Ulf HÃ¤rnhammar discovered multiple stack overflows in enscript's
handling of special escape arguments. If a user or automated system
were tricked into processing a malicious file with the '-e' option
enabled, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause
enscript to crash, possibly leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected enscript package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 38023 ()
Bugtraq ID: 31858
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3863CVE-2008-4306
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