Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 15.04 : python-dbusmock vulnerability (USN-2618-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that python-dbusmock incorrectly handled template
loading from shared directories. A local attacker could possibly use
this issue to execute arbitrary code.

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 python-dbusmock and / or python3-dbusmock
packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83780 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1326

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