Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : devscripts vulnerability (USN-2084-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the uscan tool incorrectly repacked archive
files. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing
specially crafted files, a remote attacker could possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected devscripts package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72087 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64656

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6888