Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
USN-2617-1 fixed a vulnerability in NTFS-3G. The original patch did
not completely address the issue. This update fixes the problem.
Tavis Ormandy discovered that FUSE incorrectly filtered environment
variables. A local attacker could use this issue to gain
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.
Update the affected ntfs-3g package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
Public Exploit Available : true