Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that libwww-perl incorrectly filtered filenames
suggested by Content-Disposition headers. If a user were tricked into
downloading a file from a malicious site, a remote attacker could
overwrite hidden files in the user's directory.
Update the affected libwww-perl package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false