Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
Suleiman Souhlal, Salman Qazi, Aaron Durbin and Michael Davidson
discovered a race condition in the Linux kernel's ptrace syscall. An
unprivileged local attacker could exploit this flaw to run programs
as an administrator.
See also :
Update the affected package(s).
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64806 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0871