Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : libgda2 vulnerability (USN-212-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Steve Kemp discovered two format string vulnerabilities in the logging
handler of the Gnome database access library. Depending on the
application that uses the library, this could have been exploited to
execute arbitrary code with the permission of the user running the

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20630 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2958

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