Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that RPM incorrectly handled certain package
headers. If a user or automated system were tricked into installing a
specially crafted RPM package, an attacker could cause RPM to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update the affected rpm package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false