Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that KGet did not properly perform input validation
when processing metalink files. If a user were tricked into opening a
crafted metalink file, a remote attacker could overwrite files via
directory traversal, which could eventually lead to arbitrary code
Update the affected kget package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55072 ()
Bugtraq ID: 40141
CVE ID: CVE-2011-1586
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