Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 : lzo2 vulnerability (USN-2300-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Don A. Bailey discovered that LZO incorrectly handled certain input
data. An attacker could use this issue to cause LZO to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Update the affected liblzo2-2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76784 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68213

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4607