SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThe remote Ubuntu 16.04 LTS host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-4500-1 advisory.
- Integer signedness error in bspatch.c in bspatch in bsdiff, as used in Apple OS X before 10.11.6 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) via a crafted patch file. (CVE-2014-9862)
Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpdate the affected bsdiff package.