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Secunia Security Advisory 50851

Secunia Security Advisory 50851
Posted Oct 3, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for devscripts. This fixes some weaknesses, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | 901a48163abedb2d63c4f439ea5ab251

Secunia Security Advisory 50851

Change Mirror Download
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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for devscripts

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50851

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50851/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50851

RELEASE DATE:
2012-10-03

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50851/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50851/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50851

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for devscripts. This fixes some
weaknesses, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to cause
a DoS (Denial of Service) and by malicious people to cause a DoS
(Denial of Service) and compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA47955
SA50600

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1593-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1593-1/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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