Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Miroslav Lichvar discovered that Newt incorrectly handled rendering in
a text box. An attacker could exploit this and cause a denial of
service or possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user invoking the program.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 41624 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-2905
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