Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : nbd vulnerability (USN-1155-1)

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 :

It was discovered that NBD incorrectly handled certain long requests.
A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause NBD to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected nbd-server package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55282 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46572

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0530