Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : opie vulnerability (USN-955-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Maksymilian Arciemowicz and Adam Zabrocki discovered that OPIE
incorrectly handled long usernames. A remote attacker could exploit
this with a crafted username and make applications linked against
libopie crash, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libopie-dev, opie-client and / or opie-server

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65125 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40403

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1938