Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
William Grant discovered that dpkg-source did not safely apply diffs
when unpacking source packages. If a user or an automated system were
tricked into unpacking a specially crafted source package, a remote
attacker could modify files outside the target unpack directory,
leading to a denial of service or potentially gaining access to the
Update the affected dpkg, dpkg-dev and / or dselect packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 45038 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0396