Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Thomas Stangner discovered that chkrootkit incorrectly quoted certain
values. A local attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary
code when chkrootkit is run and gain root privileges.
Update the affected chkrootkit package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 74322 ()
Bugtraq ID: 67813
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0476
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