Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that multiple integer overflows existed in the
malloc and calloc implementations in the Boehm-Demers-Weiser garbage
collecting memory allocator (libgc). These could allow an attacker to
cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update the affected libgc1c2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 61706 ()
Bugtraq ID: 54227
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2673
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