Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.10 : Debian Goodies vulnerability (USN-6714-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 192535


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security update.


The remote Ubuntu 20.04 LTS / 22.04 LTS / 23.10 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the USN-6714-1 advisory.

- debmany in debian-goodies 0.88.1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary shell commands (because of an eval call) via a crafted .deb file. (The path is shown to the user before execution.) (CVE-2023-27635)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected debian-goodies package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 192535

File Name: ubuntu_USN-6714-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/25/2024

Updated: 3/25/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-27635


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:23.10, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:debian-goodies

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Debian/dpkg-l, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/5/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-27635

USN: 6714-1