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.
Tavis Ormandy discovered that libwmf incorrectly used memory after it
had been freed when using its embedded GD library. If a user or
automated system were tricked into opening a crafted WMF file, an
attacker could cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code
with privileges of the user invoking the program.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 38685 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1364