Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : udisks, udisks2 vulnerability (USN-2142-1)

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 :

Florian Weimer discovered that UDisks incorrectly handled certain long
path names. A local attacker could use this issue to cause udisks to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. The default compiler options for affected releases should reduce
the vulnerability to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected udisks and / or udisks2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72925 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66081

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0004