Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Mathias Svensson discovered that the tex-common package contains an
insecure shell_escape_commands configuration item. If a user or
automated system were tricked into opening a specially crafted TeX
file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user
Update the affected tex-common package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false