Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : libthai vulnerability (USN-887-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tim Starling discovered that LibThai did not correctly handle long
strings. A remote attacker could use specially-formed strings to
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44058 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4012