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.
It was discovered that the Munin qmailscan plugin incorrectly handled
temporary files. A local attacker could use this issue to possibly
overwrite arbitrary files. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS,
Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-2103)
It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled plugin state file
permissions. An attacker obtaining privileges of the munin user could
use this issue to escalate privileges to root. (CVE-2012-3512)
It was discovered that Munin incorrectly handled specifying an
alternate configuration file. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the web
server. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2012-3513).
Update the affected munin package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true