Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : icedtea-web vulnerability (USN-2131-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Michael Scherer discovered that IcedTea Web created temporary
directories in an unsafe fashion. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to obtain or modify sensitive information from other local
user sessions.

Solution :

Update the affected icedtea-6-plugin and / or icedtea-7-plugin

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72875 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65437

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6493