|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-370-1 (screen)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-370-1 (screen)|
The remote host is missing an update to screen
announced via advisory USN-370-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
cstone and Rich Felker discovered a programming error in the UTF8 string
handling code of screen leading to a denial of service. If a crafted
string was displayed within a screen session, screen would crash or
possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any running screen
sessions to effect the necessary changes.
Risk factor : Medium
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-4573|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1202 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 20727
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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