Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : ocaml vulnerability (USN-3437-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103662
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionRadek Micek discovered that OCaml incorrectly handled sign extensions.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause applications using OCaml to crash, to possibly obtain sensitive information, or to possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected ocaml package.