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 MPFR improperly handled string lengths in its
print routines. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing specially crafted data with applications linked against
MPFR, 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: 38715 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-0757