Ubuntu 12.10 : boost1.49 vulnerability (USN-1727-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the Boost.Locale library incorrectly validated
some invalid UTF-8 sequences. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to bypass input validation in certain applications.

Solution :

Update the affected libboost-locale1.49.0 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64680 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57675

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0252