Ubuntu 10.10 : aptdaemon vulnerability (USN-1068-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Sergey Nizovtsev discovered that Aptdaemon incorrectly filtered
certain arguments when using its D-Bus interface. A local attacker
could use this flaw to bypass security restrictions and view sensitive
information by reading arbitrary files.

Solution :

Update the affected aptdaemon, python-aptdaemon and / or
python-aptdaemon-gtk packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52069 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0725