Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 15.04 : python-dbusmock vulnerability (USN-2618-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 83780
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that python-dbusmock incorrectly handled template loading from shared directories. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-dbusmock and / or python3-dbusmock packages.