Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : likewise-open vulnerability (USN-1171-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55637


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


It was discovered that a SQL injection vulnerability exists in the Likewise Security Authority (lsass) local authentication provider. A local attacker could use this to gain elevated privileges.

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 likewise-open package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55637

File Name: ubuntu_USN-1171-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/21

Modified: 2016/05/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:likewise-open, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:10.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.04

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2467

BID: 48816

OSVDB: 74036

USN: 1171-1