Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : libcdio vulnerability (USN-580-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31165
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionDevon Miller discovered that the iso-info and cd-info tools did not properly perform bounds checking. If a user were tricked into using these tools with a crafted iso image, an attacker could cause a denial of service (core dump) and possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.