Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Hayawardh Vijayakumar discovered that AccountsService incorrectly
handled privileges when modifying the language settings on Ubuntu. A
local attacker could exploit this issue to modify arbitrary files, and
possibly create a denial of service or obtain increased privileges.
Update the affected accountsservice package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 57762 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2011-4406