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.
Arand Nash discovered that applications linked to GLib (e.g. Nautilus)
did not correctly copy symlinks. If a user copied symlinks with GLib,
the symlink target files would become world-writable, allowing local
attackers to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 42043 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2009-3289