A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Aaron Grattafiori discovered that the Gnome Help Viewer did not handle
format strings correctly when displaying certain error messages. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially crafted URI, a remote attacker
could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.