Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 : Apport vulnerability (USN-768-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Stephane Chazelas discovered that Apport did not safely remove files
from its crash report directory. If Apport had been enabled at some
point, a local attacker could remove arbitrary files from the system.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38647 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1295