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 apturl incorrectly handled certain long URLs.
If a user were tricked into opening a very long URL, an attacker could
cause their desktop session to crash, leading to a denial of service.
Update the affected apturl-common package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 55093 ()
Bugtraq ID: 47885