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.
CESG discovered that acpi-support incorrectly handled certain
privileged operations when checking for power management daemons. A
local attacker could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code and
elevate privileges to root.
Update the affected acpi-support package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 76707 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2014-1419