Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : kdeutils vulnerability (USN-1276-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tim Brown discovered that Ark did not properly perform input
validation when previewing archive files. If a user were tricked into
opening a crafted archive file, an attacker could remove files via
directory traversal.

Solution :

Update the affected ark package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56919 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50016

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2725