Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Ludwig Nussel discovered w3m does not properly handle SSL/TLS
certificates with NULL characters in the certificate name. An attacker
could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack to view
sensitive information or alter encrypted communications.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
Update the affected w3m and / or w3m-img packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : false