Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : glibc, eglibc vulnerabilities (USN-1009-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Tavis Ormandy discovered multiple flaws in the GNU C Library's
handling of the LD_AUDIT environment variable when running a
privileged binary. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root
privileges. (CVE-2010-3847, CVE-2010-3856).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50318 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44154
44347

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3847
CVE-2010-3856
CVE-2011-0536