Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that acpid did not properly handle a large number of
connections. A local user could exploit this and monopolize CPU
resources, leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected acpid package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true