Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : libnss-db vulnerability (USN-922-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Stephane Chazelas discovered that libnss-db did not correctly set up a
database environment. A local attacker could exploit this to read the
first line of arbitrary files, leading to a loss of privacy and
possibly privilege escalation.

Solution :

Update the affected libnss-db package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45398 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0826