Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Raphael Geissert discovered that lintian did not correctly validate
certain filenames when processing input. If a user or an automated
system were tricked into running lintian on a specially crafted set of
files, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user
Update the affected lintian package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5