Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Florian Weimer discovered that the elfutils libdw library incorrectly
handled malformed compressed debug sections in ELF files. If a user or
automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted ELF
file, applications linked against libdw could be made to crash, or
possibly execute arbitrary code.
Update the affected libdw1 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 73802 ()
Bugtraq ID: 66714
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0172
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