|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-572-1 (apt-listchanges)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-572-1 (apt-listchanges)|
The remote host is missing an update to apt-listchanges
announced via advisory USN-572-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
Felipe Sateler discovered that apt-listchanges did not use safe paths when
importing additional Python libraries. A local attacker could exploit
this and execute arbitrary commands as the user running apt-listchanges.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-0302|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1465 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 27331
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2008 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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