Ubuntu 12.10 : libunity-webapps vulnerability (USN-1635-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 63022
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that libunity-webapps improperly handled certain hash tables. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libunity-webapps to crash, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libunity-webapps0 package.