Ubuntu 12.10 : libunity-webapps vulnerability (USN-1635-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that libunity-webapps improperly handled certain
hash tables. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
libunity-webapps to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected libunity-webapps0 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63022 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56314

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4551