|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-891-1 (lintian)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-891-1 (lintian)|
|Description:||The remote host is missing an update to lintian|
announced via advisory USN-891-1.
It was discovered that lintian did not correctly validate certain
filenames when processing input. If a user or an automated system
were tricked into running lintian on a specially crafted set of files,
a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4013|
Debian Security Information: DSA-1979 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 37975
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4014
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4015
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