Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : libvdpau vulnerabilities (USN-2729-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 85797
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionFlorian Weimer discovered that libvdpau incorrectly handled certain environment variables. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to gain privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libvdpau1 package.