Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : apport vulnerability (USN-2007-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Martin Carpenter discovered that Apport set incorrect permissions on
core dump files generated by setuid binaries. A local attacker could
possibly use this issue to obtain privileged information.

Solution :

Update the affected apport package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70607 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1067