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.
vladz discovered that executables compressed by bzexe insecurely
create temporary files when they are ran. A local attacker could
exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code as the user running a
Update the affected bzip2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true