Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : usb-creator vulnerability (USN-1127-1)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Evan Broder discovered that usb-creator did not properly enforce
restrictions when performing privileged disk operations. A local
attacker could use this flaw to perform certain disk operations, such
as unmount arbitrary mountpoints.

Solution :

Update the affected usb-creator-common package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55088 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1828