Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Arthur Gerkis discovered a buffer overflow in the Icedtea-Web plugin.
If a user were tricked into opening a malicious website, an attacker
could cause the plugin to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code as
the user invoking the program.
Update the affected icedtea-6-plugin and / or icedtea-7-plugin
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62860 ()
Bugtraq ID: 56434
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4540
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