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 libgssglue incorrectly handled the
GSSAPI_MECH_CONF environment variable when running a privileged
binary. A local attacker could exploit this to gain root privileges.
Update the affected libgssglue1 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.6
Public Exploit Available : false