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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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